MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO REPORTERS prepared three special reports examining states' use of business incentives. These aired on public radio's Marketplace, April 9, 10, and 11. Audio files and transcripts are available here. (For information about using audio files, see Listening to Web Audio.) Scroll down for more information about broadcasts related to the Symposium.
The Pizza King and the Perils of Bidding
An examination of the costs and benefits of incentives used to build the Diamond-Star auto plant, a joint venture between Chrysler and Mitsubishi in Bloomington-Normal, Illinois. (Length: 6:40)
A legal challenge was recently raised against public incentives to private companies. In a landmark decision, the court upheld the use of incentives. (Length: 7:34) More on Public Radio ...
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