Cart 0 $0.00
IRE favicon

Power for Jobs program flawed

Mike McAndrew of The (Syracuse) Post-Standard investigates the "Power for Jobs" program, finding that more than a third of the businesses receiving state-subsidized electrical power in the program failed to deliver the jobs they promised. Cooper Crouse-Hinds was awarded 5,000 kilowatts of subsidized power; in return they agreed to retain all of its jobs and to create 45 new ones. "Instead, Cooper Crouse-Hinds today has 526 workers half of what it had when it was first awarded cheap power." But the company has continued to save between $200,000 and $250,000 over the past six years.

109 Lee Hills Hall, Missouri School of Journalism   |   221 S. Eighth St., Columbia, MO 65201   |   573-882-2042   |   |   Privacy Policy
crossmenu linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram
My cart
Your cart is empty.

Looks like you haven't made a choice yet.