Can You Name the Organization?

             What organization was created over 40 years ago to help create jobs in the area by giving big companies a discount on their school, county, and local property taxes?

             What job creation organization has never kept track of how many jobs it actually created?

             What job creation organization was cited by the NYS Comptroller for not ensuring corporations were living up to their job creation promises?

             What job creation organization gives tax breaks to corporations that have actually lost jobs?

             What job creation organization borrowed over $1.3 million from Broome County in 2003 to buy the Broome County corporate park interest free?

            What job creation organization has still failed to pay back Broome County in full for the 2003 loan? And in fact had to be forced by Broome County to start paying back the loan in line with the organizations legal obligation?

            What job creation organization uses the $108,000 it annually appropriates from the Millennium Pipeline Development Fund, which was supposed to be split between the local municipalities that the pipeline runs through, in order to pay back its loan to Broome County?

            What job creation organization takes millions of dollars from public schools, road repair, and county services and gives it to big corporations?

            What job creation organization was cited by the NYS Comptroller for a conflict of interest when it allowed the chairman of its board to give himself a tax break on a Twin River Commons dorm project?

            What job creation organization has the County Executive sit on its board?

              What job creation organization is de facto independent of any elected governmental body?

              What job creation organization cost the average Broome County property tax payer over $70 a year by giving property tax abatements to big companies?

              What job creation organization makes millions through rent on its tax-free holdings in order to buy box seats at the Binghamton Senator’s games?

              What job creation organization is helping bankrupt Broome County so that the County Executive can scare the people into accepting privatization and cut backs of county services?

             What job creation organization that transfer money from public to private hands, devastates our already fiscally imperiled schools, and rises taxes on everyone makes you wonder who really runs Broome County?

 THE BROOME COUNTY INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, THAT’S WHO!!!

 

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