You can’t go green without some (taxpayer) green

By   /  April 23, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Local Government, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Green energy projects in Mississippi might be left high and dry without a proposed net metering rule and generous federal subsidies.

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Report: Will Colorado stay a ‘Rich State’?

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Colorado, Economy, Watchdog Arena  /  No Comments

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Colorado’s economic outlook ranking in this year’s ‘Rich States, Poor States’ report should draw alarm in terms of long-term growth.

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Republicans blast ‘most-traveled’ McAuliffe

By   /  April 20, 2015  /  Economy, Jobs + Growth, National, News, Virginia  /  No Comments

CASH AND CLINTON: Terry McAuliffe says Virginia's economy is his top priority. Republicans say Job One for the governor is getting Hillary Clinton elected president.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe told a national audience Sunday that Virginia’s economy is “roaring,” thanks to him. But economists aren’t so bullish, and McAuliffe’s critics say presidential politics is Job One for the Democrat.

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Vermont 2nd worst economic outlook in nation, according to report

By   /  April 9, 2015  /  Budget and Spending, Economy, Jobs + Growth, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Only New York is worse than Vermont when it comes to tax and regulatory policies that foster economic growth, according to a new report on economic competitiveness between states.

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FAIR fight: Tax cutter duels for more immigrants

By   /  March 23, 2015  /  Economy, Immigration, National  /  No Comments

WON'T TAX SYSTEM: Grover Norquist says the more immigrants, the better, for the U.S. economy.

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. […]

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War is hell: The losers in the global oil price war

By   /  March 18, 2015  /  Economy, Energy and Environment, National, News  /  No Comments

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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.

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