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NYT: $80 Billion in State and Local Subsidies Annually (Updated)

by Kenneth Thomas NYT: $80 Billion in State and Local Subsidies Annually (Updated) In today’s New York Times, Louise Story begins a series, “The United States of Subsidies,” ten months in the making, with a story focusing on General Motors closures, the border war for investments between Kansas and Missouri in the Kansas City metropolitan […]

McMahon’s WWE has taken $36.7 million in Connecticut subsidies

┬áby Kenneth Thomas McMahon’s WWE has taken $36.7 million in Connecticut subsidies U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon’s World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) has received $36.7 million in Connecticut film tax credits in 20 separate deals since 2006, reports CTPost.com (thanks to Karin Richmond on the LinkedIn Public Incentives Forum). As in many states, what historically began […]