corporate welfare


chiefly US
: money or aid given by the government to help a large company

Examples of corporate welfare in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Taxpayers in Michigan and across America are finally getting fed up with corporate welfare. Michael Lafaive, National Review, 7 June 2023 Detractors say the program amounts to corporate welfare. Philip Jankowski, Dallas News, 28 May 2023 The donnybrook between Disney and Ron DeSantis keeps escalating, and what should be a dispute over corporate welfare has devolved into an unfortunate political brawl that both could lose. The Editorial Board,, 27 Apr. 2023 This type of corporate welfare is a function of politics, not economics. William Finnegan, The New Yorker, 6 Mar. 2023 Disney’s special arrangement, which dates to 1967, was an indefensible example of corporate welfare. Ron Desantis, WSJ, 28 Feb. 2023 Congressional critics of the subsidies programs have said the largesse creates an unnecessary pot of corporate welfare for highly profitable industries. Aaron Gregg, Washington Post, 24 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Corporate welfare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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