by Jeff Spross Posted on December 3, 2014
Backers of the production tax credit for wind say the extension in the current bill is too short, while a standoff over other credits in the deal may kill the legislation anyway.
by Lauren C. Williams Posted on October 7, 2014
Amazon will face tough scrutiny as the European Commission investigates the online retailer for skirting tax laws to get tax subsidies.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 16, 2014
The Wind Production Tax Credit is the latest casualty of what seems to be a week-long Senate war against legislation that would support clean energy and energy efficiency.
by Jeff Spross Posted on March 28, 2014
After growing for years, new wind installations in 2013 dropped 93 percent from 2012, thanks to the death of a renewable energy tax credit.
by Alan Pyke Posted on March 24, 2014
The U.S. spends enough on mortgage tax breaks in a single year to finance a whole decade of universal preschool. What is it getting for the money?
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 23, 2013
Solid majorities view global warming as a serious problem and want the government to actively remake the economy to fight it.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 19, 2013
Wednesday afternoon, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-MT) dropped his proposal for reforming the tangled web of tax breaks and credits that currently go to boost renewable energy.
by Alan Pyke Posted on December 9, 2013
Gov. Rick Scott (R) has made 342 separate deals with companies to create jobs in Florida. Just 36 have created any so far.
by Emily Atkin Posted on November 25, 2013
Cutting tax breaks for the oil industry could be an attractive option for a Congress that is currently struggling to reach a long term budget deal.
by Scott Keyes Posted on November 6, 2013
"The government should not be in the business of picking winners and losers," farm subsidy recipient and Louisiana Senate candidate declares.