President Obama is coming to Youngstown today to tout his administration’s recovery efforts, but its policies are only making matters worse in the Mahoning Valley.
While it’s encouraging that the factory in Youngstown that the president will visit on Tuesday has recently expanded, the city’s painfully high 15.1 percent unemployment rate is a harsh reminder that [...]
News reports last week suggested that 130 companies that cater to main street concerns — like Harley Davidson — had hired lobbyists because of the impact the financial reform legislation will have on their business. The regulatory boondoggle will affect almost every entity that caters to middle class America — from car dealers to [...]
Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) understands that the Dodd Financial Reform bill they are trying to ram through the Senate is a bailout. She has publically opposed the legislation. But that hasn’t stopped the Administration from pressuring her to change her mind.
The Wall Street Journal reports that Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner will be meeting with Sen. [...]
President Obama?s advisers assure us that he will use his State of the Union address tonight to deal with our nation?s ailing economy. Americans have already begun to hear talk of a ?hard pivot? at the White House, away from health care and towards jobs.
Yet in economic terms, the president?s shift thus far has been [...]