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Every year, the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) gives millions of dollars in subsidies to companies to create jobs and grow the economy. With the...

Jul 11, 2013 Blog Post

This winter, Frontier Group’s research helped spur debate on public interest issues that have gained new resonance in today’s high-stakes discussions about reforming our tax...

Apr 29, 2013 Blog Post

A new analysis from the Washington Post reveals that most of the 30 companies listed in the Dow industrial average have seen their U.S. tax...

Apr 8, 2013 Blog Post

With tax breaks to corporations unlikely to diminish anytime soon, we should make sure that future breaks follow a set of best practices to ensure...

Apr 4, 2013 Blog Post
How the 50 States Rate in Providing Online Access to Government Spending Data

The ability to see how government uses the public purse is fundamental to democracy. State governments across the country have made their checkbooks transparent by...

Mar 26, 2013 Report

Before Massachusetts approves yet another special business tax subsidy, lawmakers should adopt common-sense reforms to increase transparency and accountability for those subsidies already on the...

Mar 8, 2013 Blog Post
Promoting Transparency and Accountability for Corporate Tax Subsidies in Massachusetts

The people of Massachusetts deserve to know how their tax dollars are spent, including on tax subsidies for businesses. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth provides only limited...

Mar 7, 2013 Report

Earlier this week, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter David Cay Johnston took to the op-ed page of the Sacramento Bee to highlight a powerful new argument for...

Feb 22, 2013 Blog Post

In the years since 2008, cash-strapped state governments have had to make painful cuts in education, police, fire, and other critical public services to balance...

Feb 11, 2013 Blog Post

Today, Maine – one of the states that has lagged behind in transparency – launched Open Checkbook , officially joining the ranks of states...

Feb 5, 2013 Blog Post

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