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Job Market Remains Sluggish(0)

July 24, 2014

The national labor market continues to slowly improve, but so many people with work experience are still seeking jobs. This is making it another tough summer for high school and college students who want to work as well as new college graduates entering the workforce. Making matters worse, the mounting debt that college graduates are […]

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Cancel The Ex-Im Bank This Year

(George Allen wrote a column run by the Jefferson Policy Journal on June 5, 2014 and this column by Tim Carney offers the other side of this debate.) Subsidizing exports benefits the subsidized exporters. That doesn’t mean it’s a good idea. This summer and fall, we’ll see a serious debate over an 80-year-old federal agency […]

Reagan’s Ex-Im Bank Reforms Still Paying Dividends

President Reagan was one of our country’s greatest leaders because he valued fair opportunities for the American people over political manipulations that waste taxpayer money.The “Great Communicator” listened and connected with Americans and then acted in the best interest of our nation. This is why Reagan and presidents from both parties have shown strong support […]

Reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank is a No-Brainer

(Editor’s Note: Many Virginia businesses are involved in international trade. This article deals with an issue directly impacting Virginia’s economy.) Today, exports are more important than ever to American businesses, manufacturers, and the overall strength of our nation’s economy. With 95 percent of the world’s consumers living outside the United States, many companies can be […]


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