Incentives Watch

Sunday, April 29, 2007

Here are the articles on incentives I came acropss last week.

Iowa is asking whether incentives are still needed for biofuels. Does the industry still need financial assistance?

The competition for film-making has been heating up for some time. Incentives are a part of the package luring productions out of Los Angeles. Other states lure big-budget films from L.A.

Someone in Michigan might end up looking foolish. That's the flare set off by a columnist who questions whether incentives to a shaky firm make sense. Buying jobs, or buying trouble?

A city and county in North Carolina have come together in an incentive deal for an unnamed manufacturer. Here's the backstory and the details in the package. City, county approve 'Project K' incentives during joint meeting and Davidson promised 181 jobs by unnamed company for $1.6 million in local incentives

PACCAR Inc. makes Peterbilt and Kenworth trucks. The firm has been searching the Southeast for sites to build a diesel engine factory. Mississippi hopes a $48 million incentive package will help the firm decide. Barbour applauds $48.4M in tax breaks for new employer

The congtroversy over TIFs continues in Kansas City. New culture emerging on TIFs: Lack of due diligence and different sets of rules need attention

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