Megadeals: The Largest Economic Development Subsidy Packages Ever Awarded By State and Local Governments in the United States

June 2013
By Philip Mattera, Kasia Tarczynska, Greg LeRoy

In a painstaking review using hundreds of sources, Good Jobs First identifies 240 “megadeals,” or subsidy awards with a total state and local cost of $75 million or more each. The cumulative cost of these deals is more than $64 billion. The megadeals list is a new enhancement of Good Jobs First’s Subsidy Tracker Database, the first online compilation of company-specific data on economic development deals from around the country.

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