News from INDYweek: TIGs & ‘Best of the Triangle’ poll

Hello from Livable Raleigh. We have news! Raleigh's budget a TIGgy Bank? City Council went ahead and adopted its ill-conceived “Tax-Increment Grant” (TIG) policy. But Livable Raleigh's efforts to expose what’s wrong with their scheme are bearing fruit.For...

Taxpayer Subsidies: Not Needed Then, Not Needed Now.

Taxpayer Subsidies: Not Needed Then, Not Needed Now.

Taxpayer subsidies to developers are rarely, if ever, a good idea. John Kane is asking for public money to fund his proposed "Downtown South" development. Because of my concerns, I spoke to the Raleigh City Council during the public comments period of the November 4th...