Senseless Legislation in a Weak Economy
Businesses of all sizes are struggling. Yet, what legislation do they decide to introduce in Congress?
A long-stalled effort to guarantee American workers paid sick days takes a big step forward Monday with the introduction of legislation by Congressional Democrats.
The proposal went nowhere during the presidency of George W. Bush, but as a senator and then a presidential candidate, Barack Obama backed it, and Michelle Obama embraced the idea last week in a talk to business leaders.
Companies are trying their hardest to keep the doors open, and Congress wants to make it more expensive do so. Where’s the logic here?