Chairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs Chairman Mark Takano (CA-41) gave opening remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States at the Joint House and Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee Hearing.  Below is a link to the video of the Chairman’s opening statement and his remarks … Read moreChairman Takano Gives Opening Remarks before the Legislative Presentation of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

Dear President Trump – Protect U.S. Workers would like a meeting with you.

March 6th President Trump is hosting major chief executives who joined a Trump administration advisory board on workforce issues. The same day Protect U.S. Workers rented a Bill Board by the Lincoln Tunnel to ask President Trump to meet with representatives of American Workers.   The following is the Bill Board ~ Scheduled all day March … Read moreDear President Trump – Protect U.S. Workers would like a meeting with you.

Monmouth County, New Jersey Indian Pharmacy Owner Ajay Barthwal Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Ajay Barthwal (43), co-owner of Old Bridge Drugs & Surgicals a retail pharmacy in Old Bridge, NJ pleaded guilty today to charges of conspiracy to commit tax evasion. Ajay Barthwal, a resident of Morganville, NJ was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit tax evasion in connection with income he received from Old Bridge … Read moreMonmouth County, New Jersey Indian Pharmacy Owner Ajay Barthwal Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

I Don’t Have the Luxury to Wait on Climate Change

The media is mocking Jay Inslee for making climate change a priority. Here’s why they are wrong. Screenshot from The Rachel Maddow Show, March 4th 2019 Last week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee announced his candidacy for president. He opened his campaign by defining climate change as the “one central, defining, existential-with-a-capital-E threat to the future of the … Read moreI Don’t Have the Luxury to Wait on Climate Change

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USPTO Women’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USPTO Women’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 03/05/2019 – 17:33 Intellectual property AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Andrei. And congratulations to the whole USPTO team on your achievement in moving … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the USPTO Women’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative

CBP Experiencing Record SW Border Arrests/Inadmissible Family Units

Tue, Mar 5th 2019 @ 4:48 pm EST U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) released statistics on Southwest Border apprehensions that indicate illegal immigration is occurring at levels not seen since the George W. Bush Administration. The agency is experiencing a record number of apprehensions and inadmissible “family units.” The new statistics counter claims that … Read moreCBP Experiencing Record SW Border Arrests/Inadmissible Family Units

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Minority Business Development Agency 50th Anniversary Celebration

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Minority Business Development Agency 50th Anniversary Celebration kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 03/05/2019 – 15:52 Minority business growth AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Henry, for that kind introduction. Fifty years: A lot of dedicated, … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Minority Business Development Agency 50th Anniversary Celebration

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Risk and Opportunity Space Summit Opening

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Risk and Opportunity Space Summit Opening kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 03/05/2019 – 12:50 Space commerce AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Thank you, Kevin, for that kind introduction. Good morning everyone, and welcome to the U.S. … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the Risk and Opportunity Space Summit Opening

Op-Ed: Celebrating the Rise of Minority-Owned Businesses

Op-Ed: Celebrating the Rise of Minority-Owned Businesses kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 03/05/2019 – 11:57 Minority business growth Tuesday, March 5, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Publication The Hill Wilbur Ross Henry Childs II On Tuesday, the Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) celebrates its 50th anniversary. When President Nixon signed the executive order … Read moreOp-Ed: Celebrating the Rise of Minority-Owned Businesses

What can a board game teach us about capitalism? (with Jared Bernstein and Jonathan Tepper)

Monopoly and its equally evil twin monopsony are destroying competition, depressing wages, and slowing economic growth. Is market concentration an inevitable outcome of capitalism, or is there a smarter solution? Jared Bernstein: Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, former Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to VP Biden and Executive Director of … Read moreWhat can a board game teach us about capitalism? (with Jared Bernstein and Jonathan Tepper)

What can a board game teach us about capitalism?

Monopoly and its equally evil twin monopsony are destroying competition, depressing wages, and slowing economic growth. Is market concentration an inevitable outcome of capitalism, or is there a smarter solution? Jared Bernstein: Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, former Chief Economist and Economic Adviser to VP Biden and Executive Director of … Read moreWhat can a board game teach us about capitalism?