Posts Tagged ‘green energy subsidies’

Government Needs Volte-Face on Electric Car Incentives


Monday September 10th, 2012   •   Posted by Lloyd Billingsley at 10:51am PDT   •   8 Comments

Electric cars have been around for more than 100 years but now the federal government “incentivizes” them, as politicians like to say. Electric vehicles (EVs) purchased in 2010 or after may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500. (The credit amount varies based on the capacity of the battery.)…
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$100 Billion of Corporate Welfare


Wednesday August 8th, 2012   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 9:37am PDT   •   10 Comments

How much welfare do corporations receive as a direct cash benefit from the U.S. government? According to a recently published Cato Institute policy analysis, it’s nearly 100 billion dollars. We mined the report to visualize which U.S. government agencies or spending categories are the biggest recipients of the largesse of U.S. politicians: The majority…
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