Oklahoma’s Quick Action Closing Fund

Oklahoma’s Quick Action Closing Fund

Oklahoma’s Quick Action Closing Fund Author Tyler Williamson Abstract This paper uses the five part test developed in Policymaker’s Guide to Evaluating Corporate Welfare to evaluate Oklahoma’s Quick Action Closing Fund. It finds that the fund is a...
Commerce: Incentives Hurt Entrepreneurship

Commerce: Incentives Hurt Entrepreneurship

[E]conomic growth doesn’t come from government spending or planning, but from the heart and soul of entrepreneurs –men and women who are willing to take risks, who brave failure to seek success on the frontiers of enterprise....
Commerce: Incentives Hurt Entrepreneurship

Oklahoma Towns Continue to Use TIFs Despite Flaws

The Stillwater City Council recently approved a $275,000 (RE)Investment Plan payment to assist with the development of a taproom for Stonecloud Brewing Company in downtown Stillwater. According to the Stillwater NewsPress, the building chosen for renovation (the old...