The protectionist Jones Act makes it harder to move fuel around the country.
It will be coopted by regulation-loving progressives who oppose capitalism, not wokeness.
Trump's Tariffs Made D.C. Swampier as Senators, Lobbyists Sought Special Favors for Connected Companies
Sen. Josh Hawley, a supporter of Trump's trade policies, lobbied to give a special exemption to a Missouri-based power tools manufacturer. Many other elected officials did too.
Airlines keep claiming they need a second bailout to bring back 35,000 furloughed employees. Don't buy their argument.
There’s no journalist more relentlessly iconoclastic than Greenwald, who won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the Snowden revelations.
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist on Joe Biden, free speech, and leaving The Intercept for Substack.
The Taiwanese manufacturer promised Trump and then–Governor Scott Walker 13,000 new jobs and a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant. They've delivered a mostly empty building that's one-twentieth the promised size.
The grants and loans Congress has approved for the airline industry aren't about saving jobs.
A supposedly "reformed" Export-Import bank is back to its old ways.
Policymakers have become convinced that the crony capitalist institution is the ideal tool for countering the influence of the PRC.
The federal government has already made $32 billion available to distressed airlines. The industry wants another $25 billion.
The Trump Administration's $765 Million Kodak Deal Is More Proof That 'Economic Nationalism' Is a Scam
The Trump administration's "economic nationalist" agenda is little more than a cronyist attempt at propping up domestic companies with taxpayer cash.
A new documentary chronicles the defeat of a grassroots protest to halt the Texas Rangers' subsidized stadium deal.
There's Something for Everyone To Hate in Sen. Martha McSally's Plan for Federally Subsidized Vacations
The Arizona Senator would give families an $8,000 tax credit, plus $500 for each child, to take a trip that's at least 50 miles from their home but not outside the United States.
The city will spend close to $1 million building vertical gardens to provide produce for its healthy eating programs.
The Trump Administration Wants To Subsidize Domestic Drug Manufacturing. The First Contract Looks Like a $350 Million Grift.
A member of the five-month-old company's board has been touting bogus stats about America's supposed dependency on Chinese-made drugs.
These subsidies were a bad deal for taxpayers even in good times. In the midst of a global pandemic, they're devastating.
A lot of industries and individuals are suffering right now. A select few corporations are getting big bailouts.
It requires companies to allow its workers to take paid sick leave, unless the business employs more than 500 people. What?
Once again, government-subsidized projects fail to deliver
Robert Wetherbee says steel tariffs might force his business to shutter. But instead of asking for the tariffs to be lifted, he wants special treatment.
Corporate welfare wins again.
They should scrap other Certificate of Need laws too.
The Taiwan-based tech company promised to open "innovation centers" in several cities around the state. But now those are on hold, too.
The state's largest hospital chain didn't want the competition.
The black market still dominates. And more enforcement and fines aren’t going to fix it.
A lobbying effort aimed at unleashing more cronyism launches while a new report demonstrates why the bank should be permanently shuttered.
Milton Friedman famously observed that "nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program." The rare demise of a government program, it seems, is temporary too.
Curt Schilling Blew $75 Million in Public Funds Making Bad Video Games. Naturally, He Thinks He Should Be in Congress.
Schilling and Trump are alike in attacking immigrants for costing money, while seeking out business subsidies.
This Steelmaker Looked Like a Winner in the Trade War. Now It's Suing the Commerce Department Over Tariffs.
Protectionism fails, even for those who were supposed to benefit.
A weekend where a few items are free of sales taxes is a poor substitute for permanent reforms.
Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Can't Stay Awake During Meetings. Does That Mean It's Time to Put His Whole Crony Capitalist Department to Rest?
The Commerce Department is a major dispenser of corporate welfare.
New research shows that business leaders who benefit from government favoritism are more comfortable with government intervention into markets.
The FBI raided the house of D.C. City Councilman and Metro board member Jack Evans as part of a federal grand jury investigation.
A local development study didn't evaluate whether government incentives had anything to do with a business's decision to invest.