S.23 proposes raising the minimum wage to $11.50 on Jan. 1, 2020, and then annually until it reaches $15.00 on Jan. 1, 2024. Following those increases, the legislation calls for increases in the minimum wage of 5 percent or the percentage of increase of the Consumer Price Index.
The fiscal self-dealing, irresponsibility, insider trading and waste in Vermont is too epic to continue ignoring. We need to “Vexit” the fiscal insanity going on in our state.
In 2017, there were 13 million visitors to Vermont, and those visitors brought $2.8 billion into the state. This is the second largest amount of dollars imported into the state, second only to manufacturing.
Two of the most important rules of tax policy: Don’t discourage new investments and don’t discourage entrepreneurship. Wealth taxes break both rules.
The numbers under Sununu’s guidance, while less than ideal, mark a reversal of the trend during the four years of former Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan.
So, millennials, it may seem nice that Senator Balint is putting her arm around you sympathetically and lamenting your plight. But, you might want to consider that she is the source of your pain.
With “vilest hypocrisy,” to borrow Friedrich Engels’ words, the elites vanquish Vermont’s working men and women, and then create elaborate welfare traps in the name of self-virtue and compassion or charity.
Only 61 percent of those from the Generation X era earned more than their parents. Worse still, only 50 percent of those born in 1980, the early beginnings of millennials, earned more than their parents.
This report represents a record 99-straight months of job creation. Since President Donald Trump took office in January 2017, we have seen almost 5 million Americans find jobs.
“It’s no wonder those in their 20s and 30s are flocking to New Hampshire. From investing in education, to creating a job-oriented economy that’s stronger than ever, New Hampshire has become a destination for success,” Gov. Chris Sununu wrote.
Sen. Bernie Sanders is back again, with yet another attempt to indirectly mandate the $15 an hour minimum wage. It’s called the Stop WALMART Act, or Stop Welfare for Any Large Monopoly Amassing Revenue from Taxpayers Act.