April 1, 2023

Keeping Media and Government Accountable.

Tag: Brandmeyer Center for Applied Economics

De Soto TIF subsidy unanimously approved despite concern

Despite numerous public concerns, the De Soto City Council on Thursday unanimously approved a Taxpayer Increment Financing District (TIF) to…

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T-Bones baseball team for sale, owes at least $550,000 to local government

One week ago the owner of the Kansas City T-Bones baseball team, Adam Elhert, announced he would sell the team…

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Rationale of government incentives

Incentives, also known as taxpayer-funded subsidies, are the predominant methods used by government and elected officials to encourage economic development. …

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