States Wasting Money on Job Subsidies, Good Jobs First Report Finds

States Wasting Money on Job Subsidies, Good Jobs First Report Finds

A Good Jobs First report released January 24 finds that state and local governments are spending billions of dollars annually on subsidy packages to lure companies from other localities with little benefit.
 
According to the report, governments are offering eight- and nine-figure subsidy packages to companies that move jobs from one state to another rather than spending that money on creating truly new positions.

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