Headlines: April 11, 2017

New York just OK’d tuition-free college for middle class Governor Andrew Cuomo introduced the tuition-free plan in January. Lawmakers agreed to include it in the state budget, which was approved by the Assembly on Saturday and by the Senate late Sunday night. The governor is expected to sign the budget bills. Tuition will be free…

Headlines: April 10, 2017

Tesla Overtakes GM to Become Most Valuable U.S. Auto Maker: Shares of Elon Musk’s electric-car maker continue their ascent Tesla Inc. TSLA +3.07% on Monday became the largest U.S. auto maker by market value, overtaking General Motors Co. GM +0.82% —a feat that would have seemed highly improbable 13 years ago when the electric-car maker…

Headlines, April 5, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Confirmation: Live updates Dem senator wraps all-night Supreme Court protest after 15 hours   Women’s Attitudes on the Gender Pay Gap May Surprise You A Pew Research Center survey found that 62 percent of women believe that women “generally” get paid less than men for doing the same work. However, when asked about their own companies, far…

Headlines: April 3, 2017

Creative destruction: Thousands of traditional retailers close as consumers switch to online retailers like Amazon And that means we will continue to see more creative destruction in the retail sector from Hurricane Joseph Schumpeter as brick-and-mortar retailers continue to close, probably along with many of the malls where those retailers were once located. When an…

Headlines – March 29, 2017

BREAKING: Shots fired near Capitol after driver crashes into police car Mass. Sheriff: Arrest City Officials Who Harbor and Conceal Illegal Aliens A Massachusetts sheriff Tuesday recommended that law enforcement officials take a hardline approach in dealing with the defiant leaders of sanctuary cities who intentionally help harbor illegal aliens. Testifying before the House Subcommittee on…

Headlines – March 28, 2017

HAPPENING NOW: GOP Presser on next steps to repeal / replace Obamacare The presser was over almost before it began.  GOP leaders, including Paul Ryan, each made a brief statement, took three questions and ran from the clamoring press corp. We’ll post the link to the presser as soon as it’s available. Ford plans ‘significant’…

Headlines – Monday, March 27th

Sessions takes aim at ‘dangerous’ sanctuary cities, warns on funding In the Trump administration’s most pointed warning yet, Sessions said federal law allows withholding of federal funding to sanctuary cities, and signaled that such measures will soon be taken. . . . Immediately after Sessions spoke, New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, a staunch…