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Pennsylvania next year faces about a $520 million budget gap, yet it’s still giving businesses millions in grants and tax credits.Read More →
By Carten Cordell │ Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — Virginia’s reputation as a state friendly to business growth isn’t just for giant corporations.
A new study out from website Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation found the Old Dominion to be the sixth friendliest state for small business growth.
The study, which is in its second year, gave Virginia [...]
An author and economist who followed the career of Margaret Thatcher — he also worked with her on a biography — says the woman who helped transform the economic landscape in the United Kingdom left a powerful legacy on international affairs.Read More →
By Ryan Ekvall | Wisconsin Reporter
MADISON – Deep-pocketed investors in risky start-up businesses want Wisconsin taxpayers to protect them from losses in case their investments go sour.
Democratic and Republican leadership, including Gov. Scott Walker, appear to be willing to grant them that protection.
Editorial boards from Wisconsin’s major newspapers have wholeheartedly endorsed this investment high-wire act with a taxpayer safety net.