The Beacon Center’s Justin Owen describes why it’s important that the value of all tax incentives, including tax credits, be disclosed when the government grants them to a private company.
Yesterday, I linked to a Nashville Business Journal story that looked at the news organization’s unsuccessful attempts to determine how much in tax credits — or even a range of Continue Reading
TCOG Legislative Report 2017 Following is a summary of new laws affecting access to government information. They include 7 new exceptions to the Tennessee Public Records Act, 2 existing exemptions partially Continue Reading
The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development has posted online a searchable database of FastTrack grants since 2011, but has left out key information it gathers on job creation. Mike Reicher, Continue Reading
Just how transparent is the state of Tennessee with its economic development programs? In the eyes of Tennesseans, not very. A new poll by icitizen and The Beacon Center of Continue Reading