Month: March 2019

  • Gianaris and Van Bramer Opposed Amazon, But Sold New Yorkers Out to Hollywood

    Bribing companies to do business in New York is a proven failure. New Yorkers pay millions for corporations to set up shop, but they get nothing in return. This “economic development” strategy only persists because it allows lawmakers to funnel work to friends, tout pet projects, and score political points. New Yorkers thought they had […]

  • New Yorkers Save $3 Billion on Amazon Corporate Welfare Scheme

    New Yorkers had to witness the state’s latest economic development scheme fail on a national stage. It should be obvious to the Governor that bribing companies to do business in New York simply doesn’t work. But that didn’t stop him from trying to lure Amazon to New York City. More than one year ago, Amazon […]