This small south Arkansas city was once one of the top oil producers in the nation.
Thanks to Republican Rep. Duncan Baird for calling my attention on Twitter to a new Pew study on the perils of corporate welfare — state tax incentive programs to lure business that can grow to crippling revenue drains.
Reliable cost estimates and annual cost controls for tax incentives have helped states promote job creation and economic growth while avoiding unexpected budget challenges. But Pew’s analysis shows that policy makers often create tax credits, deductions, and exemptions without these tools, raising the risk of budget shortfalls and unplanned spending cuts or tax increases to close them.
This sounds like pandering to angry Red State constituents. If it makes them happy, by…
Anyone who is a child rapist won't need sanctuary to get it on with re-homed…
Everyone please contact the governor's office. This man deserves his job back.