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By Dale Anderson

July 18, 2011

"Subsidy Reform" is the topic as Bettina Damiani, who runs Good Jobs New York, speaks at a downtown public forum sponsored by the Partnership for the Public Good at 4 p.m. in Suite 1200, 237 Main St. The subsidies she targets are the ones the governments give to companies in hopes that they'll create jobs, but it doesn't always happen that way. Joining her are the Partnership's co-director, Sam Magavern, who will present new research on the performance of local industrial development agencies, and Allison Duwe, executive director of the Coalition for Economic Justice, who will talk about Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo's new Regional Economic Development Councils. The forum is free. To reserve a seat, e-mail

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