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Return of the Mega Subsidy

Corporate welfare still demonstrably ineffective

Corporate welfare still demonstrably ineffective more

State Tourism Subsidies Unnecessary, Ineffective and Unfair

… should embarrass the MEDC, the state’s jobs department. … by Longwoods and the MEDC. In April, Reps. … more

Evidence? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Evidence, Imply Tourism Officials

Tourism officials make claims they can’t support

… promotion. The MEDC has repeatedly hired … those claims . The MEDC, meanwhile, is perfectly … secretiveness. In other words, the MEDC and its contractors … effectiveness. Contrast the Longwoods and MEDC secretiveness with the … more

Dear House Tax Committee: Pure Michigan Return on Investment Not Validated

State Rep. Jim Tedder asks the right question

… top official at the MEDC can’t provide an answer … calculated, which the MEDC knows and seems perfectly … comfortable with (or, if MEDC officials do know, they … study ” for which the MEDC paid a different contractor … more

What’s Old is New Again: Another Subsidy Program Being Considered by Legislature

Good for politicians and well-connected businesses, bad for Michigan

… benefits.” Similarly, the MEDC also pays a consultant … reports. Nevertheless, MEDC bureaucrats implicitly … salaries involved, the MEDC also uses sophisticated … produced by and for the MEDC are basically empty … more

Secretive Bidder Wins Pure Michigan Contract Over Transparent One

Auditor General, not MEDC, should hire reviews of corporate welfare programs

… of its proposal. The MEDC has a reputation for … should strip from the MEDC the right to review … Pure Michigan. The MEDC has appeared perfectly … apparently unaware of the MEDC’s reputation for preferring … more

Michigan Already Awash in Business Subsidies

Lawmakers should reject latest proposal for more

Lawmakers should reject latest proposal for more more

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