Arkansas Business reports that Rep. Warwick Sabin
of Little Rock has withdrawn a bill to require the state to compile data on incentives given to lure business
in return for a promise from the Arkansas Economic Development Department
to begin reporting such information online.
More important than a central point to see a tally of money given away by the state is a reliable ongoing measurement of what the state gets in return for its corporate welfare payments.
The AEDC said it hoped to have a webpage on incentives for ever project running by the end of the year.