By Carten Cordell │ Watchdog.org, Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — Virginia’s reputation as a state friendly to business growth isn’t just for giant corporations.
A new study out from website Thumbtack.com and the Kauffman Foundation found the Old Dominion to be the sixth friendliest state for small business growth.
The study, which is in its second year, gave Virginia [...]
By Kevin Mooney | Watchdog.org
Elizabeth Warren needs no introduction. But she does have some explaining to do.
The former Harvard Law School professor who is now a Democratic U.S. senator from Massachusetts, Warren played an instrumental role in setting up the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created under Title X of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010.
An author and economist who followed the career of Margaret Thatcher — he also worked with her on a biography — says the woman who helped transform the economic landscape in the United Kingdom left a powerful legacy on international affairs.Read More →
By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE — It’s been four months since the iconic Twinkie began disappearing from store shelves nationwide. While some have speculated the golden sponge cake could survive the apocalypse itself, its undoing was something else entirely: unreasonable demands from an uncompromising labor union.
Apparently the federal government didn’t get the memo.
Officials at [...]
nother month, another record for food stamp participation in the land of the free.
But, oh SNAP! Did you know the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program is pumping in billions of dollars into the nation’s economy, according to the USDA.Read More →