Folks, it’s time to get mad about corporate tax incentives
When I lived in Louisiana, I got involved with Together Baton Rouge (and later Together Louisiana) through my church. They advocated for many things but one of the biggest campaigns when I was there was putting limits on the Industrial Tax Exemption Program, which was pretty out of control. They/we successfully got Gov. John Bel Edwards to pass an executive order so that the local school board and metro council (and maybe others, I'm not sure) have to pass new exemptions before they take effect and last year Baton Rouge actually said no to Exxon. It's definitely not a perfect system, but it feels like progress!
The system is good, and I like it.