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    Right-to-Work Laws

    Mark Mix talked about “right-to-work” laws in 20 states that prohibit unions from requiring employee membership, payment of dues, or fees as a condition of employment. He…

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    State of Labor Unions in the U.S.

    David Madland talked about the state of unions in the United States and their impact on wages and jobs. At the conclusion of the program C-SPAN Radio’s Nancy Calo read news…

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    State of the Labor Market

    Victoria Stilwell talked about some of the “mixed signals” of the U.S. economy Positives included the current unemployment rate and the increase in the number of job openings,…

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    State of the U.S. Job Market

    Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone, assessed the state of the U.S. job market. He discussed the unemployment rate, job creation, and hourly wages.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “What is your view of the current job market?” Associated Press reporter Christopher Rugaber, speaking by phone,…

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    Life of Milton Friedman

    Mark Skousen talked about the life of economist Milton Friedman and his contributions to the study of economics, especially his work to re-establish the American economy following World War…

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    Newsmakers with Douglas Elmendorf

    Douglas Elmendorf talked about a Congressional Budget Office report issued the previous day that suggested the federal budget deficit had fallen to $506 billion, less than one-third of what…

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    Corporate Tax Laws

    Panelists talked about potential public policy responses to American companies that engage in corporate tax inversions. A corporate inversion is when a company re-incorporates abroad…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Larry Bucshon (R-IN) delivered the weekly Republican address. He gave a Labor Day tribute to America’s workers and talked about Republican efforts to address the…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He wished all Americans a Happy Labor Day weekend and reaffirmed his commitment to ensure that a growing economy fuels a strong middle…

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    Book Discussion on The Sibley Guide to Birds

    David Sibley talked about his book, The Sibley Guide to Birds, a comprehensive guide to North American bird identification. He spoke in the Science Pavilion of the 2014 National Book…

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    Labor Trends, Productivity, and Jobs

    Veronique de Rugy and Lawrence Mishel talked about the state of the America worker and examined national trends in wages and productivity as well as the overall strength of the job market.

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    Companies Relocating Abroad for Tax Savings

    Martin Sullivan talked about companies merging with foreign-based companies for tax savings. He explained how corporate tax “inversions” work, how a company benefits, and…

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    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Pedro Nicolaci da Costa talked about the state of the U.S. economy, including the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy, wages, jobs, and unemployment. He said that the U.S. economy…

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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Richard Trumka

    Richard Trumka talked with reporters at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. He spoke about the state of the U.S. economy, potential executive action on…

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    Black Lung Medical Claims

    From former West Virginia coal miner Robert Bailey was among the witnesses at a hearing on the health and financial challenges faced by coal miners affected with black lung disease.

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    Updated Budget and Economic Outlook

    Congressional Budget Office Director Doug Elmendorf held a press conference to unveil his agency’s report titled, An Update to the Budget and Economic Outlook: 2014 to 2024. He said…

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    Cost of Raising a Child

    Danielle Kurtzleben talked about a Vox.com piece she authored, “The $245,000 Price Tag for Raising an American Child, in Five Charts.” She included the cost of housing, food,…

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    Internal Revenue Service Political Targeting investigation

    Kim Dixon spoke by telephone to give an update on the status of the investigations into allegations that the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) targeted conservative groups seeking…

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    Internal Revenue Service Targeting Spotlight

    This program included portions of C-SPAN programming on the Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) alleged targeting of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status and the subsequent…

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