INSIGHTS: ADDICTIONS TO UNHEALTHY FOODS SHOULDN'T REQUIRE GOVERNMENT REGULATION By Guest Columnist Jayson Lusk: Professor of Agricultural Economics and author of the newly released book The Food Police: A Well Fed Manifesto about the Politics of Your Plate (Crown Forum, 2013). He blogs at … [Read more...]
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JUST LAUNCHED John Dunham joined the National Grocers Association on Capitol Hill last week to announce JDA's latest economic impact on the independent grocers industry. The findings show independent grocers employ 945,000 people, paying over $30 billion in wages and $27 billion in taxes annually … [Read more...]
JUST LAUNCHED John Dunham joined Beer Industry representatives at the National Press Club last week to annouce JDA's latest economic impact on the beer industry. The findings show that the beer industry directly and indirectly contributes $246.6 billion annually to the U.S. economy. Visit … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: NANNY SOCIETY - LOSER ECONOMY Guest Columnist Andrew McKillop: Former chief policy analyst, Division A Policy, DG XVII Energy, European Commission. Wikipedia defines "the nanny state" as a system or process where governments play the role that a nanny has in child rearing. This could … [Read more...]
INSIGHTS: CELL PHONE TAXES AND FEES New Tax Foundation Study Released: Americans Pay an Average of 17% in Cell Phone Taxes U.S. wireless consumers pay an average of over 17 percent in taxes and fees on their cell phone bill, including more than 11 percent in state and local charges, according to … [Read more...]