What it would take to address the nation’s debt
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Hint: It would take cuts few politicians (or constituents) would stomach. Plus, a steel company president on the manufacturing labor shortage.
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Why is it so hard for Congress to deal with the national debt?
Reining in our debt amid the debt ceiling battle would require big — and painful — changes to government spending and taxation.
Labor is “unbelievably hard to find,” steel company president says
Lisa Goldenberg, president of Delaware Steel Co., believes the labor shortage could be a long-term issue.
In a tight labor market, technical training is everything
Employers need more skilled workers, and some technical and community colleges are getting more funding to train them.
Will Britain’s new trade deal with the Pacific Rim make a success out of Brexit?
Some say U.K. membership of the Trans-Pacific Partnership will make up for any trade lost with the European Union after Brexit. But others have their doubts.
"It’s going to cost us a pile": Livestock producers in West pinched by extreme winter weather
Livestock producers were hit so hard by winter weather that the federal government offered relief funding to producers in a few Western states. But some ranchers are still waiting for that option.
Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
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Andie Corban Associate Producer
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