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Chart of Today: Shrinking Workforce

This chart, published by Hamilton Lombard on the StatChat blog, shows how the working-age population of the United States has begun shrinking in much of the United States. While metropolitan areas still experience a growing workforce as they suck up … Continue reading

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Environmentalists file another ammonia notice with EPA

After last week’s blog, a helpful reader told me environmental groups already have filed the proper paperwork with EPA to file another lawsuit forcing it to review the possibility of regulating ammonia as a criteria pollutant under the Clean Air … Continue reading

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Energy Facts and Figures for Dummies, Part VIII

(This is part VIII of this series on energy. We hope it helps the reader better understand the issues facing our country and our state as we endeavor to tackle the problem of providing our citizens and our businesses with … Continue reading

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New EPA Regulations Harm Economic Growth

As Virginia struggles to figure out how to build a more robust economic future, employ more of our citizens in better paying jobs, and encourage those who have left the workforce to come back into it, the federal government’s regulatory … Continue reading

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Who is Guarding the Guards?

Several years ago, Wells Fargo Bank discovered that employees had boosted sales, by opening some 2 million deposit and credit card accounts without customer knowledge or authorization. Over the next few years, the bank fired more than 5,000 employees for … Continue reading

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