Category Archives: Fiscal Responsibility

Raising the Minimum Wage

The plan on the table in Congress would raise the federal minimum wage above $10 an hour (which is higher than all existing state rates). Obamacare‚Äôs mandate on employers, however, is already scheduled to raise the hourly cost of hiring … Continue reading

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HHS Spends $2.7 M to Study Impact of TV on Vietnamese Villages

The “interesting” part is these villages have no electricity! he Department of Health and Human Services is spending $2,797,979 on a study that brings television to more than a dozen remote villages in Vietnam to study its impact on their … Continue reading

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Jack Lew Says Must Raise the Debt Ceiling by End of February

Congress will likely need to raise the debt limit by late February to avoid a missed payment, according to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew. In a letter sent to lawmakers Wednesday, Lew said the timeline for a borrowing boost has moved … Continue reading

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