Podcast: Are corporate tax breaks worth it? Probably not.


As Gov. Janet Mills looks to “modernize” the Pine Tree Empowerment Zone corporate tax credit program, Esther and Ben are joined by Maura Pillsbury of the Maine Center for Economic Policy to talk about their new report, “Are Tax Giveaways Worth the Money?” which, using state data, finds that the money governments give to corporations could be much better spent elsewhere. They also talk about U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree’s op-ed calling for an expanded and more accountable U.S. Supreme Court, and whether “Succession” is subversive.

Click here to listen to the podcast, first posted May 11, 2023 by Beacon.