Tax Increment Financing is one of the most common forms of local government corporate welfare. Here in Saint Louis, developers are attempting to use it in one of the most vibrant and economically healthy neighborhoods. A new high-rise apartment and Whole Foods grocery would be wonderful, but it should not involve taxpayer subsidy.

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David Stokes

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David Stokes

David Stokes is the director of development at the Show-Me Institute.