Good Jobs First gratefully acknowledges the assistance of various organiza-tions and individuals. Any errors or omissions are ours, not theirs.
We wish to thank the state and local economic development oficials andthe staers of regional business organizations who answered our queries.
Thanks also to: Noah Berger of the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center;Amy Blouin and Traci Gleason of the Missouri Budget Project; Kate Brew-ster of the Center for Economic Progress in Rhode Island; Brett Bursey of
the South Carolina Progressive Network; Je Finkle of the International Eco
-nomic Development Council; Allan Freyer of the North Carolina Budget andTax Center; Bill Howell of Tennesseans for Fair Taxation; Chad Johnson of AFSCME Local 1733 in Memphis; Gordon MacInnes and Jon Whiten of NewJersey Policy Perspective; Craig McDonald of Texans for Public Justice; JamesParrott of the Fiscal Policy Institute in New York; Zach Schiller of PolicyMatters Ohio; Andria Signore of the Edward Lowe Foundation; Wesley Tharpeof the Georgia Budget and Policy Institute; Don Walls of Walls & Associates;and Angie Wei and Sara Flocks of the California Labor Federation.Finally, thanks to our own Good Jobs New York director Bettina Damiani.