By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a battle of Washington heavyweights, tax reformer Grover Norquist will debate border enforcer Dan Stein on immigration policy this week.
From a libertarian-business perspective, Norquist, founder of Americans for Tax Reform, supports amnesty for illegal immigrants and an increased flow of foreign nationals, arguing they will stimulate the U.S. […]
Make no mistake, there is an oil price war going on across the globe.
And as Peter Tertzakian, chief energy economist and managing director at Canada’s ARC Financial, says, there are casualties in wars.Read More →
Gov. Wolf’s proposal to prod renewable energy has some crying foul. A closer look at subsidies reveals billions in existing subsidies to energy industries.Read More →
Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn’s income tax phaseout plan could take longer thanks to inconsistent state revenue growth.Read More →
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party legislators were for it before they were against it.
A loophole in the DFL’s signature 2014 minimum wage hike — passed without one Republican vote — lets resort owners pay less than the new minimum wage to seasonal employees who receive room and board as a benefit.
Now that House Republicans want to extend a similar break to restaurants, however, DFL support remains harder to find than a waiter at McDonald’s.Read More →