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Bidenocracy’s Lack of Private Sector Experience

The Biden Administration has acted like a deer in the headlights when it comes to the U.S.’s faltering economy. Now we know why. A recent report by economist Steve Moore’s Committee to Unleash Prosperity revealed that the top Biden Administration officials charged with economic policy, including Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen …

Business & Economics

NEW STUDY: Despite Billions Spent, Project Homekey Providing No Way Home for State’s Homeless

SACRAMENTO – Contrary to claims that Project Homekey is successfully addressing California’s homeless crisis, a new study released today by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute finds that the program is costly, inefficient, and not helping to reduce homelessness.   Click here to download the study   “California has spent billions …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Consumer Spending, Housing Market Trends with Nasdaq Trade Talks

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses how macro factors are impacting the housing market and consumer spending with host Jill Malandrino on “Nasdaq Trade Talks”.

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Nothing Curative About Dems Inflation, Higher Taxes and Prices

Congressional Democrats are one step closer to passing their trillion-dollar “Build Back Better” spending package. On July 6 U.S. Senate leaders hashed out a key proposal that would allow Medicare to “negotiate” with pharmaceutical companies over prescription drug prices. The effort is part of Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer’s, D- N.Y., drive …

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SB 1162 Won’t Fix Pay Gap

It’s summertime, and the living may about to get even easier for plaintiff’s lawyers across California. Senate Bill 1162, which is wending its way through the legislature, would require the state to publish the pay data of workers by race, ethnicity, and gender for companies with 100 or more employees, …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – Soaring Gas Prices

We discuss with Wayne what’s on everyone’s mind – inflation, rising gas prices, a possible recession, and whose to blame. He cuts through all the finger-pointing in Washington and Sacramento and offers ways that will truly help lower prices.

Commentary

California’s Green Agenda, Not Price Gouging, Is Driving Up Gas Prices

On June 23, California had the country’s highest gasoline prices, $6.36 a gallon, according to AAA. So legislators are opening an investigation to find the villains responsible. Here’s a hint that will help them in their search: There’s no need to look far for the scoundrels because they are inside the …

Agriculture

Fourth of July cookouts are a costly proposition

Monday is the annual celebration of freedom from the tyranny of an absentee monarchy. In 2021, the White House tweeted that a Fourth of July cookout would cost Americans $0.16 less than in 2020 and touted it as a victory. Will there be a similar tweet for 2022? As the …

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Massachusetts Fails to Learn the Lesson of the “Success” From California’s AB 5

The top court in Massachusetts shut down a gig work ballot measure last week in a litigation battle brought on by opponents of independent contracting work. The ballot measure, that was anticipated to pass with over 80% of Uber and Lyft drivers in support in opinion surveys, would have classified …

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Despite Sunday Late Night Tax Rebate Deal, Gas Tax Still Going Up

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders announced Sunday that they had finally reached agreement on a tax rebate plan.  How to give Californians relief from high gas prices and rising inflation had been a key sticking point holding up the budget’s enactment. The unusual release of the plan …

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Bidenocracy’s Lack of Private Sector Experience

The Biden Administration has acted like a deer in the headlights when it comes to the U.S.’s faltering economy. Now we know why. A recent report by economist Steve Moore’s Committee to Unleash Prosperity revealed that the top Biden Administration officials charged with economic policy, including Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen …

Business & Economics

NEW STUDY: Despite Billions Spent, Project Homekey Providing No Way Home for State’s Homeless

SACRAMENTO – Contrary to claims that Project Homekey is successfully addressing California’s homeless crisis, a new study released today by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute finds that the program is costly, inefficient, and not helping to reduce homelessness.   Click here to download the study   “California has spent billions …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden Talks Consumer Spending, Housing Market Trends with Nasdaq Trade Talks

Dr. Wayne Winegarden, PRI senior fellow in business and economics, discusses how macro factors are impacting the housing market and consumer spending with host Jill Malandrino on “Nasdaq Trade Talks”.

Commentary

Nothing Curative About Dems Inflation, Higher Taxes and Prices

Congressional Democrats are one step closer to passing their trillion-dollar “Build Back Better” spending package. On July 6 U.S. Senate leaders hashed out a key proposal that would allow Medicare to “negotiate” with pharmaceutical companies over prescription drug prices. The effort is part of Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer’s, D- N.Y., drive …

Blog

SB 1162 Won’t Fix Pay Gap

It’s summertime, and the living may about to get even easier for plaintiff’s lawyers across California. Senate Bill 1162, which is wending its way through the legislature, would require the state to publish the pay data of workers by race, ethnicity, and gender for companies with 100 or more employees, …

Business & Economics

Wayne Winegarden – Soaring Gas Prices

We discuss with Wayne what’s on everyone’s mind – inflation, rising gas prices, a possible recession, and whose to blame. He cuts through all the finger-pointing in Washington and Sacramento and offers ways that will truly help lower prices.

Commentary

California’s Green Agenda, Not Price Gouging, Is Driving Up Gas Prices

On June 23, California had the country’s highest gasoline prices, $6.36 a gallon, according to AAA. So legislators are opening an investigation to find the villains responsible. Here’s a hint that will help them in their search: There’s no need to look far for the scoundrels because they are inside the …

Agriculture

Fourth of July cookouts are a costly proposition

Monday is the annual celebration of freedom from the tyranny of an absentee monarchy. In 2021, the White House tweeted that a Fourth of July cookout would cost Americans $0.16 less than in 2020 and touted it as a victory. Will there be a similar tweet for 2022? As the …

Blog

Massachusetts Fails to Learn the Lesson of the “Success” From California’s AB 5

The top court in Massachusetts shut down a gig work ballot measure last week in a litigation battle brought on by opponents of independent contracting work. The ballot measure, that was anticipated to pass with over 80% of Uber and Lyft drivers in support in opinion surveys, would have classified …

Blog

Despite Sunday Late Night Tax Rebate Deal, Gas Tax Still Going Up

Gov. Gavin Newsom and the Legislature’s Democratic leaders announced Sunday that they had finally reached agreement on a tax rebate plan.  How to give Californians relief from high gas prices and rising inflation had been a key sticking point holding up the budget’s enactment. The unusual release of the plan …

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