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  • Senate Committee Reviews Labor Department Overtime Pay Rule
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    Overtime Pay Rule

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on the potential effects of the Labor Department’s proposed overtime rule for small businesses. The rule would extend overtime protection to workers earning…

  • Washington Journal Ross Eisenbrey and Michael Tanner on InnerCity Poverty
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    Inner-City Poverty

    Ross Eisenbrey and Michael Tanner talked about the role of government in combating inner-city poverty in communities such as Baltimore and Detroit. Topics included the minimum wage, tax policy, and…

  • Washington Journal Ross Eisenbrey and Daniel Mitchell on the Economic Impact of Raising the Minimum Wage
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    Economic Impact of Raising the Minimum Wage

    Economic Policy Institute’s Ross Eisenbrey and Cato Institute’s Daniel Mitchell talked about the economic impact of raising the minimum wage on the federal and state-level.

  • Washington Journal Unemployment and Job Creation
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    Unemployment and Job Creation

    Ross Eisenbrey and Daniel Mitchell talked about unemployment in the U.S. and how to create private and public sector jobs. Topics included job training programs, Democratic and Republican…

  • AFLCIO Hosts Discussion on Path to Citizenship
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    Immigration Reform and Citizenship, Part 1

    Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA) talked about the prospects of immigration reform legislation in Congress. They both said they were hopeful a final version of the…

  • Retirement and Social Security
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    Retirement and Social Security

    Panelists discussed the past, future, and current state of the Social Security system. They focused on various proposals to improve future solvency such as benefit cuts, raising the…

  • Retirement Security Issues
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    Retirement Security Issues

    Witnesses testified about the status of the Social Security program and other forms of retirement savings. They focused on reports that found that 27 percent of workers had less than $1,000…

  • US Economy and the Deficit
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    U.S. Economy and the Deficit

    Tony Fratto and Ross Eisenbrey talked about the role and efficacy of government spending in the U.S. economy. Among the topics they addressed were the Obama administration stimulus program,…