Louisiana has for many years fallen near or at the bottom of studies ranking the states’ fiscal health. In response, the nonprofit free market Pelican Institute launched its first comprehensive tax reform proposal of 2019, called Jobs and Opportunity Agenda for Louisiana.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D., Wisc.) has accepted over $86,000 from corporations that have used profits to reacquire portions of their own stock—the practice was denounced by Baldwin as “wrong” and a driving force behind “wealth inequality.”
Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown’s campaign hasn’t yet committed to a debate focused exclusively on the 2017 tax cuts enacted by the GOP and President Trump, despite telling the New York Times he would be willing to devote an entire debate to the issue.
The National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) in May determined small business enthusiasm to be at its second highest point since it started tracking the measure in 1973.
Costco announced Thursday it would raise its starting minimum wage to $14 an hour, an increase of $1 from its current $13 wage for entry-level positions.