Tag: Big Business

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Open Borders Lobby, Big Biz Attack Immigration Overhaul

Following President Donald Trump’s major White House endorsement of immigration overhaul legislation, the open borders lobby and corporate business interests are teaming up to attack the proposal.

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Unemployment Rates, Flat Wages Challenge Need for H-2B Visa, Experts Say

As Congress is pushed by the big business lobby and open borders organizations to expand the number of low-skilled, non-farm workers entering the U.S. every year, the national unemployment rate coupled with stagnant wages indicate the harm done by the H-2B visa to American workers, according to experts.

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Trump’s H-1B Crackdown Upsets Chamber of Commerce

While President Donald Trump amasses praise from labor unions and pro-American work advocates for his cracking down on abuse within the H-1B visa program, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is distressed by the executive order.

LONE TREE, CO - MARCH 16: Dave Henninger, who works for Terracare in Arapahoe County, work on a landscape project in Lone Tree, March 16, 2015. H2B visas are frozen due to an agency battle, leaving landscapers in a panic. (Photo by RJ Sangosti/The Denver Post)

Big Business Lobby Covet Low-Skilled Foreign Workers

The big business lobby, which profits from hiring foreign labor over American workers, is pushing for an expansion of the H-2B foreign guest worker visa. Americans would be laid off from those seasonal jobs in the process.

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Exclusive: Rep. Pete Sessions — This Is ‘The World’s Greatest Healthcare Plan’

“We took the best ideas to reform healthcare and put them together in one bill,” said Rep. Peter A. Sessions (R.-Texas), who in addition to chairing a committee referred to as “the Speaker’s Committee” because of its role in giving the speaker control over the lower chamber, also serves on the House Republican Steering Committee.

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A Good Week for Big Government, and Big Business

Big Government loves ObamaCare because it subjugates the middle class, making them dependent on handouts to purchase the “affordable” insurance they are forced to buy. It’s not often that you see millions of people in a supposedly free country grabbed by the seat of their pants and thrown head-first into welfare dependency.

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Carly Fiorina: Apple’s Tim Cook a ‘Hypocrite’ on Religious Freedom Law

As America continues the debate over laws securing religious freedom, several of the nation’s CEO’s are taking sides. Apple’s Tim Cook, for instance, excoriated Indiana over its law. But former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina is disgusted at how business leaders like Cook are acting.

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Conservatives Cheer Texas Senate’s Passage of Franchise Tax Reform

The Texas Senate has passed a package of bills that include substantial reforms to the state’s franchise tax, a tax on a business’ gross margins. Conservatives are cheering the news, and turning a hopeful eye toward the House, where the fate of these reforms now rests.

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Texas State Senator Critical of Big Business’ Opposition to Tax Relief Bill

AUSTIN, Texas — State Senator Dr. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) sent an open letter on Tuesday to a group of business associations, challenging their opposition to SB 8, the Small Business Tax Relief Act. The bill was filed by Schwertner filed in February. The letter acknowledges the contribution that big businesses make to the Texas economy, but accuses them of neglecting the state’s small businesses in favor of protecting the interests of powerful big businesses.

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Louisiana News Editorial Board Slams Bobby Jindal’s Stance on Common Core

The NOLA.com/Times-Picayune editorial board is quoting a big business and industry group in Louisiana to rail against Gov. Bobby Jindal’s (R) recent executive order to protect parents and school districts from consequences of opting out of the Common Core-aligned PARCC tests.