October 12, 2011, 8am PDT
A new report from PIRG identifies problems in the practice of TIFs (tax-increment financing) and suggests ideas for reform.
Research report released by U.S. PIRG
May 24, 2011, 6am PDT
A new report from the Cato Institute says that tax-increment financing (TIFs) costs taxpayers $10 billion a year and the practice is growing by the minute.
October 18, 2008, 1pm PDT
To paraphrase B.F. Skinner, if you want positive behavior, either reward it in return, or remove something unpleasant in response; to paraphrase R. Steuteville's commentary, if we want a green economy, we need to do the same thing with development.