Fed Says Economic Growth Holding Up Even as Trade Concerns Spread

Economic expansion continued, even with concerns about tariffs. The central bank’s beige book stated that 10 of the districts represented “moderate or modest growth.” “Manufacturers in all districts expressed concern about tariffs and in many districts reported higher prices and supply disruptions that they attributed to the new trade policies,” according to the report, released… Read More Fed Says Economic Growth Holding Up Even as Trade Concerns Spread

CEA Report: Addressing America’s Reskilling Challenge

The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) released a report outlining the importance of reskilling America’s workers for the jobs of the future. The labor market is rapidly changing, which changes what skills workers need. There is an information gap between employers, workers, and educational institutions. Often workers and educational institutions have dated knowledge of what… Read More CEA Report: Addressing America’s Reskilling Challenge

Dems to take Lt. Governor challenge to Missouri Supreme Court

The Missouri Democratic Party is still challenging Mike Kehoe’s appointment, despite a judge ruling that authority lies with the Governor. Darrell Cope and the Missouri Democratic Party had their lawsuit dismissed on July 11, 2018. Judge Jon Beetum ruled that they did not have the standing to bring forth the lawsuit. Beetem cited Article IV… Read More Dems to take Lt. Governor challenge to Missouri Supreme Court

NAM: The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP) Releases Reform Principles to End Baseless Litigation Against Manufacturers

National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP) released principles for reform to protect both the manufacturing industry and the integrity of the legal system against frivolous public nuisance lawsuits. “Manufacturing workers, taxpayers and our legal system are all harmed by the ongoing baseless litigation against manufacturers,” said NAM President and CEO Jay Timmons.… Read More NAM: The Manufacturers’ Accountability Project (MAP) Releases Reform Principles to End Baseless Litigation Against Manufacturers

Boeing announces new division devoted to flying taxis

Boeing announced a new internal division to tap into autonomous flight. Boeing NeXt will work in partnership with outside companies to solve problems and innovate. Boeing’s Chief Technology Officer Greg Hyslop stated Boeing had the expertise to shape the new technology. “The development of these flying vehicles is going to arrive in the next few… Read More Boeing announces new division devoted to flying taxis