Taxpayers will get a better deal on multiemployer pensions now than in 2019 when Nancy Pelosi is House Speaker

By Robert Romano The Joint Select Committee on Solvency of Multiemployer Plans is set to deliver its recommendations to Congress by Nov. 30 on how to address 114 of the nation’s 1,400 multiemployer pension plans covering 1.3 million workers being underfunded by $36.4 billion . Of the $36.4 billion in unfunded liabilities, half of it or $17.2 billion is for […]


November’s closing argument – a perfect jobs report

By Rick Manning The 2018 election got its closing argument from an unusual place on November 2: The U.S. Labor Department’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Jobs versus mobs has become a popular slogan in the last month of the mid-term election campaign, but with the October employment […]


Better to deal with underfunded multiemployer pensions now rather than later

By ALG Staff Multi-employer pension plans, negotiated by large scale unions, have promised employees retirement benefits that are significantly underfunded by more than $36 billion , leaving a hole in funds that are meant to go to hardworking American when they retire. Last week on the Conservative Commandos Radio Show, Americans […]


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While know-it-alls lecture on tariffs against China, Trump dials up new trade deals with UK, Europe and Japan

By Robert Romano While President Donald Trump continues to bring the pressure to China, so far with 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods shipped to the U.S., rising to 25 percent in Jan. 2019, which comes atop another 25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods from China, he is dialing up new […]


The deficit increased, but not because of tax cuts

By Robert Romano The numbers for the end of Fiscal Year 2018 are in and they aren’t pretty for fiscal hawks, as the budget deficit increased by an eye-popping $113 billion to $779 billion. But it had nothing to do with tax cuts. Tax receipts rose by $14 billion. All of it was […]


Maryland is the wealthiest state, our civil service explains why

By Natalia Castro Residents of Maryland were likely filled with pride when the USA Today state wealth index listed Maryland as the wealthiest state in the country. With the second lowest poverty rate and the highest median household income, one might assume Maryland has an engaged and efficient workforce. Unfortunately, this workforce […]


Trump, cool customer, tells China ‘no deal’ on trade

By Robert Romano “Now look, China wants to make a deal, and I say they’re not ready yet. I just say they’re not ready yet. And we’ve canceled a couple of meetings because I say they’re not ready to make a deal. We can’t have a one-way […]


Jobs miracle continues as almost 3.9 million new jobs created since President Trump took office

By Robert Romano A whopping 420,000 Americans found jobs in September according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a result, nearly 3.9 million more Americans have jobs since President Donald Trump came into office in Jan. 2017. Critically, the unemployment level at 3.7 percent is the […]


Trump trade deals with Canada, Mexico, South Korea and Japan keep America first promise, isolate China

By Natalia Castro Everyone knew the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was a bad deal. President Obama knew. Hillary Clinton knew. President Trump knew. But only President Trump was willing to use our leverage to push our neighbors to the negotiating table and work out a […]

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