Economic Incentives

Together Louisiana, ITEP, Economic Incentives, Governor Edwards

Together Louisiana Reforms State Tax Exemption Program

Friday, June 24, 2016
The Advocate

With seventy ’Together Louisiana‘ leaders in attendance, Governor John Bel Edwards issued an Executive Order overhauling the nation’s largest state program of corporate subsidies, the Industrial Tax Exemption Program (ITEP).. Read more about Together Louisiana Reforms State Tax Exemption Program

Together Baton Rouge

COPS / Metro Alliance, Andy Sarabia, Economic Incentives, Infrastructure, Flooding

At 40, COPS Still Standing Up for Residents

Sunday, December 7, 2014
San Antonio Express News

"COPS was founded by taxpaying citizens angry at the intentional neglect of our communities. We realized the answer to the power of money was the organized power of people. Our agenda focused on quality-of-life issues such as: health, education, jobs, wages and benefits, and neighborhood improvements..." Read more about At 40, COPS Still Standing Up for Residents

Cops/ Metro Alliance

Economic Incentives, living wages, Economic Development, Living Wage Fight in Texas, Jacob Cortes

Austin Interfaith Wins Living Wage Requirement for Economic Incentives

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Austin American Statesman

...Austin Interfaith and the Austin-based Workers Defense Project had been pushing the city for more than a year to adopt stricter pay standards to accompany any incentive deals....  Read more about Austin Interfaith Wins Living Wage Requirement for Economic Incentives

Austin Interfaith

Jobs, living wages, Economic Incentives, Economic Development, organizing in Texas, Organizing in Austin

Austin Celebrates Progress of Change in Tax Incentives

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
KVUE News

A diverse mix of Labor Union representatives, city and county elected officials, faith-based organizations and advocates fo Read more about Austin Celebrates Progress of Change in Tax Incentives

Austin Interfaith

Financial Reform, Community Building, organizing in Texas, Organizing in Austin, living wages, Economic Incentives

Austin Interfaith Celebrates Progress on Living Wages

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
KVUE News

A diverse mix of Labor Union representatives, city and county elected officials, faith-based organizations and advocates for fair wages and working conditions came to the Workers Defense Project office Tuesday night…to celebrate a move by the county regarding tax incentives, a move many are hoping the city of Austin will follow. Read more about Austin Interfaith Celebrates Progress on Living Wages

Austin Interfaith