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Jun 28, 2016, 09:35 ET Violation Tracker Documents Wide Variety of Misconduct by Major Banks

Since the beginning of 2010, two dozen major banks have paid $160 billion in penalties to resolve a wide range of cases brought against them by the...


May 18, 2016, 12:27 ET Subsidy Tracker Database Reaches Milestones Revealing Corporate Welfare: Half a Million Deals, $250B in Taxpayer-Funded Subsidies

Documenting that corporate welfare has become a commonplace and expensive practice, the first national database of taxpayer-funded subsidy awards...


Apr 18, 2016, 10:34 ET Good Jobs First Lauds Kansas & Missouri for Progress Towards a Binding Cease-Fire on Taxpayer-Funded Interstate Job Piracy

Good Jobs First today applauded the State of Kansas for its progress towards accepting Missouri's offer of a legally binding cease-fire to end the...


Mar 10, 2016, 10:00 ET Bias Against Small Business Found in State Economic Development Budgets

 Amidst a political season thick with pro-small business rhetoric, a new study on what states actually spend to help create private-sector jobs...


Sep 29, 2015, 09:00 ET Survey: Small Business Group Leaders Say States Favor Big Businesses at the Expense of Small Firms Seeking to Grow

A national survey of 41 leaders of small business organizations representing 24,000 member businesses in 25 states reveals that they overwhelmingly...


Aug 17, 2015, 09:42 ET New Rule on Tax-Break Disclosure: Historic Good News for Taxpayers

Good Jobs First today lauded the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) for the issuance of its first-ever rule requiring state and local...


Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET Study: Large Corporations Dominate Federal Subsidies

Two-thirds of the $68 billion in federal business grants and special tax credits awarded over the past 15 years have gone to large corporations....


Feb 25, 2014, 09:58 ET Database Reveals Big-Business Dominance of Job Subsidies

 Three-quarters of all the economic development dollars awarded and disclosed by state and local governments throughout the United States have...


Jan 29, 2014, 10:12 ET Report: Nearly All States Disclose Some Development Deals, But Outcome Reporting Remains Mostly Poor

All but four states now post some online information about which companies receive economic development subsidies. But disclosure quality varies...