Across the U.S., businesses and local elected leaders are colluding to hide subsidies and other giveaways from the public by using nondisclosure agreements in economic development deals.
From $1.2 billion to an unknown corporation in Kansas, $1 billion for General Motors (and other unknown recipients) in Michigan, to $16 million for Amazon in Fort Wayne, Ind., and beyond — these deals are plaguing communities everywhere.
It’s time to ban these secret deals and bring more accountability to state and local governments. During the 2022 legislative session, bills in Florida, Illinois, Michigan, and New York have been introduced to ban non-disclosure agreements in economic development deals.
Sign this petition to demand that your state legislature ban non-disclosure agreements in economic development deals.