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Corporate Welfare

Virginia Defeats Debt-Funded Arena While D.C. Doubles Down

Spurned by lawmakers in Richmond, Monumental Sports receives $515 million subsidy to stay in the District of Columbia.

April 22, 2024 — Alec Mena 1713803077

Nevada Falls for the Stadium Subsidy Scam

The new ballpark for the Athletics is sure to cost taxpayers for years to come, with little tangible gains in return.

July 18, 2023 — Ryan Lanier 1689709070

Tennessee Titans Smash Stadium Subsidy Record

The city of Nashville and the state of Tennessee will provide a combined $1.26 billion for a new stadium for the Tennessee Titans.

May 4, 2023 — Ryan Lanier 1683206110

Buckeye Institute’s “Piglet Book” Offers Reforms for Ohio

The Buckeye Institute's 2023 Piglet Book offers reforms to keep Ohio's economic future bright.

April 14, 2023 — Ryan Lanier 1681493537

Michigan Must Preserve the Freedom to Work

The proposed repeal of Michigan's right-to-work laws imperils worker freedoms. 

January 27, 2023 — Ryan Lanier 1674855284

Iowa Invests in Field of Taxpayer Nightmares

 A taxpayer-funded stadium is definitely not Heaven.

August 24, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1661366656

North Carolina Lawmakers Should Reject Proposed Taxpayer Subsidy for the ACC

State lawmakers should not allow the ACC to hold taxpayers hostage with demands for millions of dollars in subsidies. 

July 18, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1658174882

Maryland Legislature Dumps $1.8 Billion into Stadium Projects

Two bills signed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan create a revolving stadium slush fund for billionaire sports owners.

May 2, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1651516920

Tennessee Lawmakers Should Reject Titans’ Stadium Deal

Tennessee lawmakers should refuse to put taxpayers on the hook for a project that will bring them little to no tangible benefits.

April 15, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1650039137

Prevent Defense: New York Lawmakers Should Block Hochul’s Stadium Proposal

Gov. Hochuls' stadium deal invests millions in taxpayer funding for a project that will never pay for itself. 

March 31, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1648737457