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My Turn: Alaska early learning pipeline

...supported child hears forms the foundation for later success in learning to read and loving to learn.According to leading economist James Heckman, The Rand Corporation, and scores of longitudinal studies, investing in these early years is a sure...
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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