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Issue BriefApr 16, 2018 - 9:00am

View Union Financial Disclosure Forms

View Union Financial Disclosure (LM-2) Forms Filed With the U.S. Department of Labor

Issue BriefApr 10, 2018 - 9:00am

Global Digital Policy Declaration

The Global Digital Policy Declaration outlines ten principles that will help promote competitiveness and economic growth.

Issue BriefFeb 26, 2018 - 4:00pm

Establish a Proper Definition of Joint Employer

The NLRB and Congress can protect small business ownership by enshrining a clear standard for determining “joint employer” status...

Issue BriefFeb 15, 2018 - 9:45am

Regulatory Reform Tracker

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Issue BriefJan 18, 2018 - 10:00am

Modernizing America’s Infrastructure Requires Adjusting the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee

This issue brief examines the need to adjust the Federal Motor Vehicle User Fee, commonly referred to as the 'Gas Tax'. To rebuild and expand our roads, bridges, and transit systems, it is time for a modest increase in the federal motor vehicle fuel user fee.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 4:00pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires an Expanded Workforce

In order to modernize America's infrastructure, an expansion of the workforce is necessary. This issue brief explains the need, and includes recommendations on increasing the number of skilled workers.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 3:45pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires Public-Private Partnerships

Neither the government or the private sector can modernize America's infrastructure alone. This issue brief examines why public-private partnerships are integral to modernizing America's infrastructure.

Issue BriefJan 17, 2018 - 3:30pm

Modernizing America's Infrastructure Requires Streamlining the Permitting Process

This issue brief examines the tight correlation between modernizing America's infrastructure and streamlining the permitting process.

Issue BriefJan 01, 2018 - 9:00am

Protect Labor Law’s Balance between Workers’ and Employers’ Rights

The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) established a careful balance between workers’ and employers’ rights. Unfortunately, new legislation, the so-called “WAGE Act,” would undermine...

Issue BriefNov 13, 2017 - 9:00am

Ozone National Ambient Air Quality Standards

The National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ground-level ozone is an outdoor air regulation established by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act. Ground-level ozone is a gas that occurs both naturally and forms due to chemical reactions between nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds, which are emitted from industrial facilities, power plants, vehicle exhaust, and chemical solvents.