Tax Attacks IV

Tax Attacks IV… A while back, I suggested that Democrats could do themselves and the public some good by taking on the practice of footloose corporations extorting
tax subsidies from jobs-hungry state and local governments. Now, it appears that Democrats in the Georgia legislature have a way into that issue. They’re opposing GOP-sponsored legislation that would shield such corporate relocation incentives from public scrutiny. Ed Kilgore, subbing for Josh Marshall, has the details.

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Paul Glastris

Paul Glastris is the editor in chief of the Washington Monthly. He was an editor at the magazine from 1986 to 1988.