The left and right agree to end taxpayer-funded job wars in Midwest

September 16, 2019


By Greg LeRoy and Michael LaFaive

The states of Missouri and Kansas recently made history by agreeing to no longer pay companies to hop back and forth across the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area. It’s the first such legally binding deal between two states in U.S. history. It also strikes at a left-right consensus that could save tens of billions of dollars for vital public services. This idea should be adopted more widely.