The City of Austin can still walk away from a $65 million taxpayer subisidy of the Domain luxury shopping mall without penalty!
Learn why 123,209 voters (48%) in November 2008 nearly stopped this bad deal of the century for ordinary Austinites. When you’re done here, be sure to visit our current site at ChangeAustin.org. We’re still on the city’s tail!
Watch our 3 part series Public Money, Private Profit.
Part One: Anatomy of a Bad Deal
Part One reveals how the City of Austin was rushed into approving the Domain subsidies, and how the developers misled city leaders.
Part Two: Funding the Competition
Part Two explores the benefits local merchants have on our community and how the Domain subsidies threaten those businesses.
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Part Three: Who Decides?
Part Three explains why a charter amendment is necessary to stop the Domain subsidies, and how you can shape your city’s future.
AUSTIN VOTERS â€” Did you know that the City of Austin is set to voluntarily start giving Simon Properties $65 million in sales and property tax rebates for The Domain luxury mall in NW Austin!?
Nearly 500 local businesses, together with 27,000 voters who signed petitions, have called for a vote this November to put the brakes on tax giveaways that undermine local business and raise the cost of living in our beloved city of Austin.
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