The US House just passed a bill to hike the Federal Minimum wage to $15.00 per hour. A move that the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says would cost the US at least 1.3 million jobs if it became law.
Leftist desperado media narratives exist to create perception. A false reality that some left-wing priority is both legitimate and of pressing public interest. In most cases, neither is true. It’s just scaremongering to facilitate your loss of liberty while Government accumulates power.
Most of the North Country in New Hampshire is between 3 and 5% unemployment. Without the ‘city’ of Berlin dragging them down at 4.9%, the regional average would be between 3-4%. Not that bad. But this, according to the NH Senate, is an employment crisis.
Trump’s steel and aluminum tariffs come with consequences…for Democrats and Never Trumpers. US Steel has announced that it will invest $1.2 billion into the Mon Valley’s Edgar Thomson Plant in Braddock, Pa.
As New Hampshire Democrats push for a ridiculously high state minimum wage we’ve got more bad news. And it is not new news. New data proves the old data. Where minimum wages have been arbitrarily hiked prices rise. Workers get fewer hours. New jobs never materialize, and old jobs disappear.
A strange thing happened on the way to the unemployment line. The line got shorter. Another strange thing? About 70% of jobs filled in 2018 came as a result of individuals who were not even in the labor force. Folks who had given up looking got up and got a job.
As Seattle continues to swirl and gurgle its way down Karl Marx commode, its biggest employer is making a major move. Amazon, which was planning to occupy a massive new building in the City, adding as many as 5000 more jobs, is moving them out of Seattle.
Late last week Biomass energy plants asked the New Hampshire State Supreme Court for a solid. Please force New Hampshire ratepayers to pay 54% above market rates for electricity. If you don’t, we’ll have to shut down.