January 21, 2022

Expanded Unemployment Benefits Hindered Main Street Recovery, Small Business Owners Say

Pandemic-related unemployment benefits slowed the economic recovery by incentivizing out-of-work Americans to remain unemployed, small business owners said. “People won’t return calls, they won’t return texts, they don’t return emails,” Janey Moores, the CEO of Kentucky-based staffing firm BJM & Associates, told the Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA). “We post things on all the social…

DOJ, Trump reach deal on expanded Russia review.

President Trump and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday reached an agreement to allow the inspector general to investigate conservative claims of FBI wrongdoing in the Russia probe, diffusing at least for now a burgeoning crisis between the White House and senior law enforcement officials. After summoning top DOJ, FBI and intelligence officials to […]

BOOM! American Manufacturing Expanded in August at Fastest Pace in Six Years

American factories accelerated in August at the fastest pace of expansion since 2011, data from the Institute for Supply Management showed Friday. The ISM purchasing manufacturers surveyed showed all six of the biggest manufacturing industries ramped up activity in August. The monthly purchasing managers index rose 2.5 points to 58.8, reflecting employment rising to its highest […]

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