“Promoting Business Growth in Worcester: Do Tax Incentives Provide the Incentive?”

The Telegram & Gazette’s preelection poll of Worcester voters ranked “economic development/jobs” and “fiscal management” as the two issues most important to them. These polling results are reflected nationally as well, and should come as no surprise to public officials when government spending seems out of control and the nation is in one of the worst economic downturns since the Great Depression.