Send a message to improve transparency in your state

Economic development subsidies are awarded by states to private companies in an effort to stoke investment and job creation -- but information about these subsidies can be difficult or impossible to find. We deserve to know how our tax dollars are being spent, and whether the programs they fund are meeting their goals.

There are important steps every state can take to improve transparency and accountability -- starting with the publication of an online annual report detailing all active subsidy programs in the state across all agencies and how much they spend in taxpayer dollars each year.

Subject: More transparency, more accountability