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Monday, January 28, 2008

FromDC2Iowa: How To (And Not To) Grow Iowa's Economy

Excerpted from this post at FromDC2Iowa

The Press-Citizen has a regular Sunday editorial page column called
"Our Quick Take on Last Week's News Stories." Editorial, "Our View --
Our quick take on last week's news stories," Iowa City Press-Citizen,
January 27, 2008, p. A9. But its Saturday issue contained so many
stories that relate to topics followed by this blog that I've decided
we can have an "Our Quick Take on This Weekend's Stories." The folly
of corporate subsidies vs. the sure path to economic development. We
often comment about the folly of injecting taxpayers' money (in the
form of tax breaks, TIFs, infrastructure development, and outright
bribery) onto the bottom line of for-profit businesses...

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