It wasn't just about financial breaks and subsidies. Cities gave up all sorts of data the giant can use for its own market advantages.
The city wants to spend a grant it got giving residents $500 a month for two years.
And making a mess of civil liberties and people's lives in the process
Bomb threats, broken ticket kiosks, and contract disputes with streetcar managers have plagued Cincinnati Bell Connector's opening week.
San Francisco Politicians Don't Like the Deal They Made to Host the Super Bowl and Want to Blame the NFL
Politicians who voted to bring the Super Bowl to the Bay Area now want the NFL to pay for it.
These projects aren't fiscally responsible, but the FCC has given them a thumbs up.
City official suggests pushing cost of city mismanagement on property owners.
Or they'll lose state funding
The Big Apple pays a ton to keep its inmates locked down, and some are trying to disguise where the real costs are
The loss of jobs and development is the symptom, not the disease
One city thinks now is the best time to invest in technology that has been causing problems everywhere else its used
Voters will decide how to spend $3.2 million
17 years worth of money that should have gone to general fund
Argues doing so would result in budget surprlus
$150 million to finance industrial park that didn't turn out as expected
Audit finds questionable spending. Contain your surprise.
What to look for as your burg goes belly up!
L.A. Expo Line running almost empty with "brief" 30-minute delays.