Oil and gas exports—one policy change, many benefits

“Businesses that sell to foreign markets put more people to work in high-quality jobs, offering more Americans the chance to earn a decent wage,” claimed the Obama Administration’s Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker in a March 18 Wall Street Journal (WSJ) opinion piece. She makes a strong case for U.S. exports: “jobs in export-intensive industries pay up to 18% more than jobs not related to exports.” Her premise is: “The U.S. economy ended 2014 on the uptick, and exports added to the momentum.” Noticeably absent is any mention of the potential for “high-quality jobs” and economic “uptick” that would come from [...]

By |2015-03-24T00:49:28+00:00March 24th, 2015|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Oil and gas exports—one policy change, many benefits

Rich Greens killing jobs for ordinary Americans

The American economy has some basic problems. We need more well-paid jobs, increased revenue, and our trade balance is out of whack. Each of these issues could be easily addressed, but environmentalists are doing everything they can to kill potential solutions.

By |2013-07-09T12:29:38+00:00May 7th, 2013|CFACT Insights|Comments Off on Rich Greens killing jobs for ordinary Americans