Saturday, August 4, 2007

08/03 - > Opinion

THINKING RIGHT: Hopelessly unscholarly standards
By Jim Wooten
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Published on: 08/03/07
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Georgians own a prized piece of coastal real estate that grows more valuable daily. Why, then, would the Jekyll Island Authority offer even a dime in incentives, much less a $10 million rent break, to one of the nation's largest developers? No public body should offer tax giveaways, in whatever form, to entice developers to build what the free market is on the edge of doing anyway.

Jim Wooten is associate editor of the editorial page. His column runs Fridays, Sundays and Tuesdays.