Seattle, Los Angeles, and many other cities are passing minimum-wage laws; however, history has shown that wages and prices should be set by the free market, not by government.
It's to be hoped that common sense prevails in Topeka. It's far too soon to end the experiment which would quash the economic revival in Kansas.
Global Business Dialogue, a key corporatist lobbying group for so-called Free Trade agreements, is upping the pressure for passage of “Fast Track” Trade Promotion Authority (TPA.
Tax Freedom Day — the first day of the year in which Americans as a whole have theoretically earned enough income to pay for all their taxes — arrives this year on April 24 according to a report from the Tax Foundation, which has calculated Tax Freedom Day for the United States since 1971.
The Peterson Institute has discredited itself repeatedly with promised benefits from NAFTA and other free trade agreements that failed spectacularly, but it is back with more of the same to promote the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).