Business Tax Abatements

Business Tax Abatements (January 27, 1992)
Duration: 00:28:50

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Themes: Leadership | Urban Challenges |

Guests: Gill Hill, Erma Henderson, Anthony Adams, George Geller, Victor Long
Host : Cliff Russell
Producer : Carlota Almanza

Summary: This show is about whether business tax abatements are worth it, or if they should be eliminated. Much of the discussion focuses on the Pepsi bottling company that received a tax abatement, but did not hire as many workers as promised.

Guests include Gill Hill, pro tem president of Detroit City Council; Erma Henderson, the former Detroit City Council president; attorney Anthony Adams; by phone, attorney George Geller; and Victor Long, a former Pepsi worker and protester.