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A lot of industries and individuals are suffering right now. A select few corporations are getting big bailouts.
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Instead of taking a little off the top, Trump needs to give farm subsidies a buzz cut.
Economists debunk the state government's claims about the size of the film industry.
Corporate welfare raises its ugly head again.
The details of the sorry saga suggest that corporate subsidies played a minor role in the company's decision.
Embattled Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Bill Authorizing $750 Million in Cash Subsidies to Amazon
No one is calling for the governor's resignation over the huge transfer of taxpayer dollars to a private company.
Hollywood, just like Amazon, shops around for massive deals from the government that the rest of us have to pay for.
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.
Chicago becomes the latest major metropolis to hide the massive tax breaks it's offering to Amazon.
Leagues are lobbying states to institute an "integrity fee" that would entitle them to 1 percent of all the money bet at sportsbooks.
"Who would have ever figured: Hollywood comes to Onondaga, right?" Gov. Andrew Cuomo said at 2014 launch.
The corporate welfare in the farm bill is likely to end up on President Donald Trump's desk anyway, even after a surprising defeat in the House.
The bill is full of handouts to wealthy businesses and other special interests.
Florida man accused of ripping off government agency that rips off taxpayers.
Is this a blow against free speech or a win for free markets?
What trade would that be, exactly?
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Takes Cronyism to the Next Level With $5 Billion Bid for Amazon Headquarters
The PRIME Act would fork over millions to one of the world's wealthiest corporations.
How the hell did Brogden, Pennsylvania, and Anderson, Virginia, not make the list?
The Senate's Rejection of Export-Import Bank Critic Shows How Entrenched Crony Capitalism Is in Washington
Several Republicans broke ranks to kill the nomination of Rep. Scott Garrett to head the Export-Import Bank.
Payouts to developers are never a win for taxpayers.
In the race to shower Amazon with economic development cash, the only winning move is not to play-as San Antonio has decided to do.
The city's housing authority committed to selling $138 million of government land for $17 million.
Nashville's Future MLS Team Has Two Billionaire Owners; Mayor Wants Taxpayers to Help Fund Stadium Anyway
Mayor Megan Barry used to oppose public subsidies for professional sports, but now she's a cheerleader.
Companies invited to the White House collected nearly $600 million in subsidies, loans, and tax breaks.
Trump's Budget Director Confirms: The Export-Import Bank Will 'Continue to Exist' (UPDATE: Trump Declares the Bank a 'Very Good Thing')
If we're going to kill this corporate-welfare program, we can't count on the White House to help.
With $80 billion in pension debt and after handing out $1.5 billion in corporate welfare, Christie looks across the Delaware River for a bail-out.
The NFL team should not receive taxpayer support.
There are no good economic arguments and even fewer cultural ones to support handouts to billionaire team owners.
Current and former politicians prefer cutting real estate deals to doing the less sexy work of basic civic governance
Camden Yards, long a symbol of downtown-development delusion, stretches a metaphor to the breaking point
Lawmakers slowly realizing that giving money to the film industry makes no economic sense
Foreign airlines and oil companies top list of recipients.
Wisconsin governor, no stranger to corporate welfare, sings a new tune in front of Iowa farmers
Who needs information about who is getting the loans, what they're spending it on, and who is repaying them?