June 29, 2021 — In an exclusive for the New York Times, Director of State & Local Policy Pat Garofalo illustrates why states and cities should bar elected officials and other economic development officials from signing nondisclosure agreements with corporations.
June 29, 2021 — "None of Our Business" details how corporations and local elected leaders collude to hide pro-corporate practices and policies from the public, and what local officials and voters can do to bring more accountability to their local government.
June 9, 2021 — The Daily Poster highlighted Director of State & Local Policy Pat Garofalo’s recent Boondoggle newsletter on Amazon’s subsidy scams.
June 4, 2021 — In a piece for the Wall Street Journal, Director of State & Local Policy Pat Garofalo partnered with Mackinac Center for Public Policy’s Michael LaFaive to explain the failures of tax credits for filmmakers and why states and cities should stop giving them out.
June 3, 2021 — We explain SB 933, New York legislation that, if passed, will provide New Yorkers with important new protections from the abuses of dominant corporations.
May 25, 2021 — In Public Seminar, Economic Liberties’ State and Local Policy Director Pat Garofalo took a look at Andrew Yang’s mayoral campaign and explained how local politics can warp the debate over corporate tax incentives.