Economy

Congress, Trump Roll Back Dodd-Frank

June 15, 2018

The U.S. House of Representatives passed on May 22 a Senate-approved bill to ease federal restrictions on banks and reduce the cost of regulatory compliance. President Trump signed the legislation [...]

EPA Revokes Interim Fuel Economy Increases

May 17, 2018

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt announced EPA was revoking standards requiring cars and light trucks sold in the United States to achieve an average of more than [...]

Larry Elder: Democrats’ War on Capitalism

May 16, 2018

Hillary Clinton recently offered yet another reason why she lost her second consecutive race for the presidency: capitalism. At the Shared Value Leadership Summit in New York City, Clinton was asked [...]

Fannie Mae Seeks Second Taxpayer Bailout

May 12, 2018

The Federal National Mortgage Association, a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) commonly referred to as Fannie Mae, is asking the U.S. Treasury Department for $3.7 billion in taxpayer money to [...]

Supreme Court Hears Case on Forced Union Dues

February 27, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court heard a case questioning whether governments can deduct union fees from public sector employees’ paychecks without the workers’ permission. Oral arguments in Janus v. [...]
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