Tag Archives: Joint Development Authority

Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion deal to buy drugmaker Shire

Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion deal to buy drugmaker Shire https://www.reuters.com/article/us-shire-m-a-takeda/japans-takeda-agrees-to-62-billion-takeover-of-shire-idUSKBN1I90IC BUSINESS NEWS MAY 8, 2018 / 2:22 AM Japan’s Takeda clinches $62 billion Shire deal as pharma M&A rolls on Ben Hirschler, Paul Sandle, Sam Nussey 7 MIN READ LONDON/TOKYO (Reuters) … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

TWG RESPONSE TO JDA DEMAND LETTER & ASSERTIONS

December 1, 2016 An open letter to JDA in response to their DEMAND letter. Dear JDA, I didn’t realize YOU had already made the decision that the $1.1 Billion of bonds were NOT secret.  I guess I didn’t get that … Continue reading

Posted in County, Economic Development, Open Government | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

JDA SENDS DEMAND LETTER TO TWG—WANTS RETRACTION OF BLOG

November 30, 2016 On November 10, 2016 TWG posted a blog entitled JDA IS THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING.  If you didn’t read it, please do so by clicking the link so you can understand the information in the … Continue reading

Posted in County, Economic Development, Property taxes | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC—LEGAL ADVERTISMENT—ADDITIONAL $85,000,000 of JOINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY BONDS TO BE ISSUED

November 29, 2016 The following notice appeared in EACH of the four counties’ newspapers this past week.  This notice is for the issue of $85,000,000 of additional bonds, issued by JDA for Baxter/Baxalta  and will run for 2 weeks before … Continue reading

Posted in Economic Development, Property taxes | Tagged , , , , , | 3 Comments

JDA TO ISSUE $85 MILLION MORE IN “PHANTOM BONDS” FOR BAXALTA/SHIRE

JDA TO ISSUE $85 MILLION MORE IN “PHANTOM BONDS” FOR BAXALTA/SHIRE The JDA met early this morning to agree to $85M more in bonds for a company that makes a profit of $16 Billion a year.  JDA has sent a … Continue reading

Posted in County, Economic Development, Property taxes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

WHY YOU DO NOT WANT TO MISS THE 9/12/16 BOC MEETING—NOISE, LIQUOR, MINERAL RIGHTS, EMS, JDA, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE….

September 8, 2016 The next BOC meeting will be held in the small courtroom upstairs (level 3) in the courthouse.  There will be several controversial items on the agenda.  You need to call the commissioners BEFORE the meeting if you … Continue reading

Posted in County, Economic Development, EMS, Open Government, Planning & Zoning | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

JASPER COUNTY & NEWTON COUNTY HANDLE NEW JDA AGREEMENT MYSTERIOUSLY

Included–Details on how much each county has provided to JDA to date September 6, 2016 On August 16, 2016 Newton County posted an agenda for a Special Called Meeting which contained item D. Consideration of Amended and Restated IGA Contract … Continue reading

Posted in County, Economic Development, Open Government, Property taxes | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments