For 25 years the United States, Mexico, and Canada operated under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) which is now a $1.2 trillion open-trade zone. Despite the staggering revenue, overtime NAFTA became more associated with loss of jobs and manufacturing rather than a rising tide lifting economic agreement. As the economy tumbled into recession […]
Unless you’ve just woken up from a coma, you know that Congress passed, and President Trump signed a brand-new tax bill. Known as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”, the bill, will cut income tax rates and double the standard deduction while reducing itemized deductions. Vastly changing child care, elder care, and business taxes. As […]
The Obama administration is fast at work on an executive order for companies that have contracts with the federal government to issue paid sick leave to employees who are sick, seeking medical help, or need to care for a loved one. This order will apply to federal subcontractors as well and is estimated to affect […]
On July 21, 2015 The New York Times Editorial Board accused the transportation industry of always getting what they want from Congress, safety be damned.
With less than a month until the Highway Trust Fund will expires, lawmakers are scrambling to come up with a funding initiative. On May 4th Senators Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) and John Hoeven (R-N.D.) announced the Move America Act of 2015.