No More Candy Store: States and Cities Making Job Subsidies Accountable

September 1997

With Richard Healey, Dan Doherty, and Hany Khalil

No More Candy Store is the original compilation of grassroots remedies for corporate welfare abuse — remedies like money-back guarantee “clawbacks,” requirements that subsidized companies pay fair wages and benefits, rules for full disclosure, environmental protection and “anti-piracy” safeguards against “paying Peter to rob Paul” with taxpayers money. Verbatim passages from all of the nation’s best state and local laws and contracts, ready-made for activists, legislators and anyone seeking to make economic development subsidies accountable.

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