Economic Development

Post Labor Day Weekend Good Time for Tourism Talk

Lots to discuss with unofficial end of summer season

Lots to discuss with unofficial end of summer season … more

A response to Oxford Economics' Review

Critique of 'An Analysis of State Funded Tourism Promotion' not substantive, helpful

Critique of 'An Analysis of State Funded Tourism Promotion' not substantive, helpful … more

Give Foxconn Nothing

Lansing politicians should not make tools out of taxpayers

Lansing politicians should not make tools out of taxpayers … more

Lansing Politicians Betray Their Stated Ideals

Watch what they do, not what they say

Watch what they do, not what they say … more

Targeted Business Subsidies vs. Broad Tax Relief

State lawmakers think subsidies improve the economy more

State lawmakers think subsidies improve the economy more … more

The Allure of Corporate Welfare

Both parties seem to agree that handing out select subsidies and tax breaks is good politics

Both parties seem to agree that handing out select tax breaks is good politics … more

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