ILSR Joins Independent Business Groups in Pushing for Disclosure of Corporate Subsidies

Date: 4 Feb 2015 | posted in: Retail | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

ILSR joined other members of the Advocates for Independent Business coalition in submitting a joint public comment letter in support of a landmark proposal to require local and state governments, as part of their financial reporting, to annually disclose the tax breaks and incentives they have provided to corporations in the name of economic development. … Read More

Be suspicious of megamall subsidy

Date: 2 May 2008 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Be suspicious of megamall subsidy Federal tax law discourages individual investment and local ownership of turbines. By David Morris, originally published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, May 2, 2008 The almost-certainly-soon-to-be-passed $370 million tax subsidy to the Mall of America … Read More

Boundaries of democracy deserve deeper analysis

Date: 18 May 2006 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

Boundaries of democracy deserve deeper analysis by David Morris Originally published in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, May 18, 2006 In its May 16 editorial, “We count on legislators to strike a balance,” the Pioneer Press asked “when and why … Read More

The Telecommunications Act Worsened the Situation

Date: 25 Feb 1997 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Telecommunications Act Worsened the Situation by David Morris February 25, 1997 – published in St. Paul Pioneer Press A year ago the Telecommunications Act of 1996 became law. At the signing ceremony President Clinton promised the American people the … Read More

The Airline Companies Savage Our Sense of Community

Date: 11 Feb 1997 | posted in: From the Desk of David Morris, The Public Good | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The Airline Companies Savage Our Sense of Community by David Morris February 11, 1997 – published in St. Paul Pioneer Press Too often stories about the breakdown of community point to kids cursing their teachers or basketball players kicking photographers. … Read More