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Progressive economic agenda comes at the expense of working Californians

Progressive economic agenda comes at the expense of working Californians As the country continues to recover from the economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and government-mandated lockdowns, California is being left behind. While many other states reopened their economies to get unemployment rates down, California’s workers and families have borne the brunt of the Biden-Pelosi-Newsom […]

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Can housing’s ‘economic injustice’ be fixed?

Can housing’s ‘economic injustice’ be fixed? If we’re going to be serious about lowering racial injustices, the nation’s uneven economic opportunities must also be discussed. Nationwide protesting following the death of a Minnesota black man in police custody raises a host of questions about racial inequality, including a widening wealth gap that’s very apparent in […]

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It’s time for American economic heroes to shine: Ken Calvert

It’s time for American economic heroes to shine: Ken Calvert Our unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness could not be denied by King George III. It’s now up to us to ensure they aren’t denied by COVID-19. The deadly and highly infectious nature of COVID-19 is undeniable. It’s why we essentially […]

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Newsom’s unwieldy economic task force

Newsom’s unwieldy economic task force Last week, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared the obvious fact that “we are now in a pandemic-induced recession,” and appointed an 80-member “Task Force on Business and Jobs Recovery” to guide our way back to prosperity. “We want to make this actionable, we want to make this meaningful,” Newsom said. “This is not […]

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California must have a plan for economic recovery: Shannon Grove

California must have a plan for economic recovery: Shannon Grove As one of the first states impacted by the coronavirus, California and its citizens have led by example and provided an unprecedented response. As our state continues to navigate these uncharted times, we need to develop an urgent recovery plan to ensure California can be […]

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We wasted an economic boom, and now we are starting to pay the price

We wasted an economic boom, and now we are starting to pay the price We don’t yet know the toll that COVID-19 will have on lives and health, but it is frightening. And so is the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The Labor Department reported that 3.28 million people, including over 186,000 in California, […]

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To combat poverty, remove barriers to economic liberty

To combat poverty, remove barriers to economic liberty Editor’s note: This commentary was submitted as part of the SoCal Policy Forum. To read other commentaries on poverty in Southern California, please visit SoCalPolicy.org. California’s state government, and many of its local governments, particularly in its largest metropolitan areas, have largely failed to learn the lesson […]

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Modest Economic Growth Expected Despite Legislative and

Modest Economic Growth Expected Despite Legislative and November 21, 2016 Modest Economic Growth Expected Despite Legislative and Regulatory Uncertainty Katie Penote 202-752-2261 WASHINGTON, DC – The forthcoming change in the U.S. administration poses new uncertainties about the economy, but modest growth is still expected for 2016 and 2017, according to Fannie Mae’s (FNMA/OTC) Economic & […]

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Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Team Receive

Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Team Receive October 07, 2016 Fannie Mae’s Economic & Strategic Research Team Receive 2015 – 2016 NABE Outlook Award Alicia Jones 202-752-5716 WASHINGTON, DC – Fannie Mae (FNMA/OTC) Chief Economist Doug Duncan and the Economic & Strategic Research (ESR) forecast team were recognized by National Association for Business Economics […]

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Economic Growth on the Upswing, With a Few Emerging Soft

Economic Growth on the Upswing, With a Few Emerging Soft September 19, 2016 Economic Growth on the Upswing, With a Few Emerging Soft Spots Katie Penote 202-752-2261 WASHINGTON, DC – Economic growth is poised to accelerate to 2.6 percent in the second half of the year, a rebound from the lackluster growth of 1.0 percent […]

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