Database Details Dozens of Deals Online

Date Published: 
November, 2000

Good Jobs New York

In a time when many suffer from information overload, there’s actually a scarcity of easily available information about the costly subsidy packages New York City and New York state hand out to keep  corporations in the city. Good Jobs New York is working to remedy that situation, with a new database of the city’s most expensive “job retention” deals now available online at www.goodjobsny.org. The database, which is continually updated, currently lists 73 pending or completed deals announced since 1987, worth nearly $3 billion in public resources. Profiles of the packages highlight the need to overhaul the process of awarding subsidies.

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