The economic benefits are a home run that never came, and never should have been expected.
Opening Day and a bad New York Times op-ed are timely reminders that much of what ails professional baseball is the intrusion of government.
If approved by the New York legislature, it would be the biggest public handout in NFL history.
Child care workers benefit from state subsidies. They’re fighting against possible cuts by encouraging regressive taxes that fuel a new drug war.
The Super Bowl Will Be Played in the Most Expensive Stadium Ever Built. Taxpayers Didn't Pay a Dime.
Meanwhile, Virginia and Washington, D.C., are in a bidding war to decide which taxpayers will have the chance to pay for the Washington Commanders' new stadium. It shouldn't be this way.
Chipmakers don't need the money, and they won't get it until after the current mess has been resolved.
Using "we" implies a collective responsibility, creates the false impression that most people are on board, and hints that we'll share equally in the benefits.
Other teams beg for taxpayer handouts.
You can support pre-K education and affordable child care and worry about climate change while understanding that policymakers need to get out of the way.
Elon Musk: Government Is 'the Biggest Corporation, With a Monopoly on Violence, Where You Have No Recourse'
Musk's finally ready to admit that government subsidies distort markets and that government actors are terrible at capital allocation.
These schools are already extremely accessible to low-income students. Don’t mess with their flexibility.
Corporate welfare hurts the people who actually need help.
The Democrats' new tax plan would give local newspapers up to $25,000 in refundable tax credits for each journalist they employ.
Lawmakers want to pay cities to help cannabis businesses navigate the state’s oppressive bureaucracy.
If you're going to attack Mark Zuckerberg for cozying up to Xi Jinping, maybe you should try harder not to sound like a Chinese dictator.
It now plans to employ just 1,454 people after bulldozing dozens of homes to make room for a factory Donald Trump once touted as the "eighth wonder of the world."
The senate majority leader is stymying long-needed increases in federal flood insurance rates.
Big outlets get subsidies. The government still gets to pick winners and losers.
The E.U. is considering levying $4 billion in new tariffs on American goods, with alcohol likely to be one of the targets.
President Donald Trump and Gov. Scott Walker promised thousands of jobs in return for billions of dollars in subsidies from the state. More than two years later, there's little to show for it.
Incentive programs for electric cars and solar panels mostly benefit those who can afford those things, while regulations that drive up the cost of energy hurt those who can't afford much to begin with.
A new documentary chronicles the defeat of a grassroots protest to halt the Texas Rangers' subsidized stadium deal.
These subsidies were a bad deal for taxpayers even in good times. In the midst of a global pandemic, they're devastating.
Desperate for revenue, online outlets try to use a crisis to overrule their customers’ judgment.
When this is all over, don’t expect politicians to lose their taste for ordering us around.
Councilmember Charles Allen has proposed giving every D.C. resident a $100 monthly subsidy for bus and train rides.
It's simple: You should not build your house in places where you can't get private flood insurance.
For decades, the U.S. Postal Service has charged some countries less than it charges domestic shippers to move packages within the United States.
The Department of Education alleges the universities' research is discriminatory against certain religions.
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.
Why do elected officials keep pushing the same damn lies about the economic impact of publicly funded sports events?
A local development study didn't evaluate whether government incentives had anything to do with a business's decision to invest.
Foxconn is reconsidering its plans to build a manufacturing facility that was supposed to create 13,000 blue collar jobs.
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 ban may be well-intentioned, but it's misguided all the same.
The family real-estate business was powered by subsidies and cheap government-backed loans.
79 percent of the EV tax credits go to households with adjusted gross incomes of $100,000 or higher
The baseball team says it will only sign a long-term lease to remain at Safeco Field if the county ponies up.
Buy your own roses! Pay for your own fake romances!