According to new analysis by personal finance website The Ascent, the U.S. economy could lose up to $13 billion every month -- or $430 million each day -- that the government is shut down. The research, conducted by the data analyst team at The Ascent, shows the projected monthly loss of income from withheld federal salaries, as well as the loss of income substitution from … [Read more...] about U.S. Economy Could Lose Up to $13 Billion a Month Due to Government Shutdown
Following tonight's address from President Trump and the Democratic leadership response, National League of Cities (NLC) CEO and Executive Director Clarence Anthony released the following statement: "America's cities, towns and villages are fed up as the federal shutdown continues to have real consequences in our communities. Our federal partners need to do what city leaders … [Read more...] about Cities to Federal Leaders: The Shutdown is Having Real Consequences
Subsidies force American facilities to bear the brunt of the market distortions and resulting capacity crisis. Findings support the continued application of the Section 232 aluminum tariffs. Today, the American Primary Aluminum Association (APAA) released a white paper building upon a recently released report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development … [Read more...] about OECD Report Confirms that Foreign Government Subsidies Have Negative Effects on Market-Based Producers in the U.S.
A coalition of farmers, food and health organizations, including the Recirculating Farms Coalition, the Greater New Orleans Growers Alliance, and the New Orleans Food Policy Advisory Committee, are celebrating a hopeful start to the new year – for the first time, Congress allocated funds and other resources in the Farm Bill specifically to support urban and innovative U.S. … [Read more...] about Groups Celebrate Support for Urban and Innovative Agriculture in New Farm Bill