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.
The ruling says it's acceptable for cities to use ordinances to protect some businesses from competitors.
A California bill to crack down on paper receipts relies on scare tactics and misinformation.
Restaurateurs get protection from small competitors. It’s the citizens who lose out on delicious food choices.
The evidence against the agency is overwhelming.
The federal law protecting the shipping industry from competition strikes again.
More than $60 million of government money could flow to a private water park next to the Mall of America.
The bank has been operating as a shell of its former cronyist self since 2015. Just put it out of its misery already.
Arlington County officials have released the terms of their multi-million dollar subsidy package.
So far, Trump's efforts to subsidize his coal cronies have failed.
But none of it is a substitute for developing a robust and vibrant economy. And neither is landing a single big employer like Amazon.
Sure, the public deserves to know what Amazon was getting offered. But it deserved to know all along, too.
In addition to tax credits, Virginia is giving Amazon the right to rename the area around its new headquarters.
Amazon lobbies for government favors and bad regulations.
A lawsuit challenging Iowa's Certificate of Need laws goes before a federal judge today.