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!
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?
Some subsidies never die.
Increased wealth and technological progress give people greater liberty to decide when, how, with whom, and if they want to reproduce.
Payouts to developers are never a win for taxpayers.
The biofuels mandate is crony capitalism as usual.
Past programs have blown budgets and funneled money to well-off students
Don't build in flood plains, and especially don't rebuild in flood plains
Brazil, Russia, Greece, and China were all suckers in one of the oldest scams in sports
West Virginia governor says that Trump is "really interested. He likes the idea."
Economists say the deal makes little economic sense.
Many residents of northern Canada have access to cheaper goods through Amazon Prime rather than stores selling state-subsidized products.
Legislators want to spend $3 billion a year paying for electric vehicle purchases.
Nicholas Kristof conflates the fate of federal subsidies with the fate of the humanities.