Report Reveals That Mega-Chains Threaten Small Businesses and the State’s Economy

February 27, 2024

Louisiana House-appointed task force unveils harmful impacts of dollar stores’ low wages, health & safety violations and chronic understaffing of workers Baton Rouge, LA—A legislative task force recently concluded that the aggressive expansion tactics and high concentration of dollar stores in Louisiana choke out small businesses and put dollar store workers at serious risk due […]

A Default Would Have Concerning Effects on US Debt

June 2, 2023

A US default would likely lead to a sharp increase in interest rates on US debt. This is because investors would demand a higher return to compensate for the increased risk of default. This increase in borrowing costs would be felt not just by the US government, but also by businesses and consumers who borrow […]

Americans Still Consider the Economy As Top Policy Priority

February 18, 2023

With concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic again fading, the American public has once again placed strengthening the economy as the top policy priority President Joe Biden and Congress should address in 2023. According to the Pew Research Center, there is an increased focus on deficit reduction especially among Republican voters and those who lean Republican. […]

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