Last year, video game companies earned over $20 billion in revenue last year in the U.S.—and with expansion into mobile and tablet devices those profits are expected to grow. The promise of a consistent multi-billion dollar revenue stream makes gaming an alluring industry for many cash-strapped states who are hungry to get a piece of the action. But, points out Calvin H. Johnson, a professor at the University of Texas at Austin, several studies have called into question the effectiveness of these programs—a 2013 analysis done by the Tax Foundation found that film tax incentives only generate 30 cents in tax revenue for every dollar spent.
After Promising To Stop Land Seizures, the Biden Administration Just Stole This Family's Property for a Border Wall
"We are utterly devastated," said Baudilia Cavazos.
Arizona passed a law raising the standard of evidence for asset forfeiture. That didn't help Jerry Johnson when Phoenix police seized his cash.
That was one of several eyebrow-raising claims made by Barry Brodd, who said Derek Chauvin's actions were "objectively reasonable."
The decision by the CDC and FDA to pause the Johnson & Johnson vaccine was a disastrous misstep.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich Sues Biden Administration for Not Studying the Environmental Impact of More Migrants Coming Into the U.S.
A signature priority of President Donald Trump's administration was paring back federal environmental laws. Republicans are now stretching the definition of those same laws to save the former president's immigration policies.