Corporate subsidy deals don’t always deliver

By Julie Patel

Popular business incentive programs can help politicians win favor with voters and companies.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Washington":

"… panies that bankroll campaigns and with voters for promises of jobs. Take Washington, which successfully clinched a deal to have Boeing build its planned 777X …"

"… nd two of the top three state subsidies over time have gone to Boeing from Washington. Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat who pushed for the recent tax deal, received …"

"… nd their employees, according to a Center for Public Integrity analysis of Washington State Public Disclosure Commission’s online campaign finance records. T …"

"… yments in 2012, according to an economic impact study commissioned by Washington Aerospace Partnership, a coalition of business and labor groups and electe …"

Outside spending makes big difference in state-level races

By Paul Abowd and Chris Young

Attempts to oust justices in Florida and Iowa fail; GOP scores in N.Car., Montana too close to call.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Governor":

"… e way, nearly keeping pace with candidate spending in several close races. Governors’ races in Montana, Washington and New Hampshire were neck-and-neck as v …"

"… ana in a race that had not been determined at this writing. The Republican Governors Association used a super PAC, created in the wake of Citizens United, to …"

"… requirements, benefited from outside spending by the D.C.-based Democratic Governors Association.The DGA-funded JET PAC spent at least $1.7 million on ads, ab …"