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Business Incentives: Not All Neighborhoods Benefiting

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The City of Cincinnati awarded $263 million in incentives to businesses from 2014 through 2016.

 

Like many local governments, Cincinnati offers incentives to businesses to locate or expand operations in the city, bringing jobs and an economic boost to the area. But a recent Cincinnati Enquirer report of the 180 incentives granted by the city from 2014 through 2016 shows 97 percent of that money went to neighborhoods on the east side of Cincinnati. And that only half of the city's neighborhoods received any incentive money at all for businesses. 

Joining us to discuss details of their report on where business incentive money goes in the city are Cincinnati Enquirer Investigative Reporter Sharon Coolidge and Data and Research Editor Mark Wert.

To read the full report by Sharon Coolidge and Mark Wert, click here