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LI Jobs with Justice protests tax breaks

Long Island Business News, By David Winzelberg, June 21, 2011. About a dozen people gathered in front of the Cintas building in Central Islip on Tuesday to criticize tax breaks that are given to bad corporate citizens and don’t result in higher-paying jobs.

Advocates Hunt For Missing Jobs Plan

Buffalo Rising, June 21, 2011. Community, faith and labor leaders held rallies and press conferences in five cities around the state to protest the use of taxpayer dollars to subsidize projects that do not create good jobs or broader community benefits. As part of the statewide Getting Our Money's Worth campaign, advocates gathered at wasteful development projects in their local communities, highlighted a new report, Seizing the Moment: How Regional Economic Development Councils Can Build a Good Jobs Economy, and called on state leaders to create a good jobs plan that improves upon current economic development outcomes.

Coalition releases missing jobs plan

YNN Buffalo, By Ryan Burgess, June 21, 2011. A coalition called "Getting Our Money's Worth" is calling on lawmakers to find better ways to create more local jobs. YNN's Ryan Burgess tells us about the coalition's message to elected leaders for getting the job market back on track.