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Enterprise Zones

Finding the Promise in Promise Zones, Part 1

William S. Becker | Posted 03.19.2014 | Green
William S. Becker

President Obama's designation of five localities as Promise Zones is the latest in a long history of efforts by his predecessors to wage the war on po...

Corporate Welfare Scheme Exploited By Strip Clubs

The Huffington Post | Gary Cohn, Frying Pan News | Posted 05.28.2013 | Politics

The following story was reported by Frying Pan News as part of its California Exposé investigative series, and published here in collaboration with T...

Jason Linkins

Newt Gingrich Promises To Create 'Millions Of Jobs Right Now' | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

In the latest campaign ad from Newt Gingrich, God of Carnage, the former House Speaker says that "we can create millions of jobs right now." Is this t...

The End of EZ Money in California?

Al Norman | Posted 08.15.2011 | Business
Al Norman

California can't afford Enterprise Zone welfare, and companies like Wal-Mart don't need financial help from taxpayers. Very soon, the California Assembly will have to make a choice: between Wal-Mart or a Wall of Debt.

Report: Enterprise Zones Mostly Benefit Big Corporations

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

As Gov. Jerry Brown tackles California's budget deficit, many programs that provide benefits to businesses are on the chopping block. Brown wants to e...

Jack Kemp and the Failed Republican Urban Agenda

Harry Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Moroz

Jack Kemp should be remembered as the lone conservative voice to speak about the importance of cities at least since the federal government turned its back on urban areas.