A different fix for state, local governments

Michael Farren, John Mozena  |  July 30, 2020

Op-ed by Michael Farren and John Mozena for Tribune News Service, includes “Bipartisan reformers in the states have already been making headway on ending wasteful (and sometimes crooked) economic development subsidies — and Congress could help accomplish that same goal. … legislation already proposed in 14 states would create an interstate compact which would eventually end all subsidies. The binding nature of compacts, which comes from their constitutional origin, is important because agreements like the Kansas-Missouri truce are only one executive order away from falling apart.”

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