It is almost a routine practice today, for any company with money to spend. The first stop is city hall, with a promise of jobs and spin-off businesses and hand-out out for tax breaks.
But now a court in Ohio has decided that such incentive packages are illegal; that they mess with Congress’s right to regulate interstate trade. You can imagine that companies and local politicians are in a lather over the decision. What about you? It’s your money. Do you see this as corporate welfare or your best shot at a new job?
Greg LeRoy, Executive Director of Good Jobs First.
Dan Navin, Managing Director of Legislative Affairs, Ohio Chamber of Commerce. ;
Herman Blankenship, Kim’s Auto and Truck Service.