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House cans income tax

...federal taxes, thereby keeping about $50 million in the state that otherwise would go to Washington, D.C.; a leading economist has said it would have less effect on jobs and the economy than a sales tax or permanent fund dividend reduction...
Pro: Can America afford health care reform?

...inflation, we included every approach suggested by leading economists in hopes of doing just that. Many middle-class...legislation take nearly every action proposed by leading economists to rein in costs and control medical expenditures...
Allowing tax cuts to expire would push America's struggling economy off cliff a feeble 0.5 percent in 2013. A substantial slowing of economic growth will accelerate unemployment.Some leading economists project job losses between 300,000 and 2.9 million stemming from the tax hikes alone. And if the indiscriminate...
Pro: Obama, Congress should extend Bush tax cuts for all

...percent of the public believe "increasing taxes on any Americans will slow the economy and kill jobs." A panel of leading economists surveyed by also favors extending the cuts for all Americans, as do a growing number of Democrats...
My Turn: Court ruling advances oil, gas leasing Nation's failure to protect workers' rights a tragedy

...on the job, we get an economy that is more equitable and sustainable. In fact, three dozen of the nation's leading economists issued a statement supporting the Employee Free Choice Act. Since Sen. Arlen Specter, D-Penn., said he will...
Economic forecast looks hazy

...streak because of a slowdown in residential construction that will likely offset gains from rocketing oil prices, a leading economist said Thursday. Pat Burden also told a packed luncheon at the Westmark Baranof Hotel that the state's private sector...


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