Saturday, December 29, 2012

Economic Development Agencies Face New Scrutiny

In this article in by Josh Goodman of the Pew Center on the States the author describes how several states, most of them led by Republican governors, have experimented in recent years with the idea of turning their economic development agencies over to semi-private management. The results have not been uniformly successful. Many of these organizations are struggling to balance job creation with public accountability.  More here.

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