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A Truly Green Economy

Published March 30th, 2017 -

President Trump has already declared his intention to go down in history as the “greatest jobs producer God ever created.”   He has promised to create 25 million new jobs by 2027.   Since taking office, Trump has made clear that two of the industries he plans ... More »

Those Job Crushing Regulations

Published March 20th, 2017 -

Donald Trump and the Republicans in Congress love to refer to regulations as “job crushing.”  When Trump spoke recently at the Conservative Political Action Conference he not only said that companies can’t hire because of regulations, but he also said that “we... More »

Alex Acosta’s Sympathies

Published March 6th, 2017 -

We still have a lot to learn about Alex Acosta, Donald Trump’s new nominee for Labor Secretary, but one case he ruled on during his brief stint at the National Labor Relations Board suggests that, not surprisingly for a Trump appointee, he is likely to favor e... More »

Politics and the DOL Website

Published January 25th, 2017 -

I reported on Saturday that at the very moment Donald Trump was at the Capitol delivering his Inaugural Address promising a better life for the working class, a staffer was inside the Department of Labor taking information off the DOL website.  The first to go... More »