Op Ed

Recent Activity

Op EdOct 26, 2017 - 3:45pm

St. Louis Post-Dispatch Op-ed: Restore Common Sense to the Workplace

In Missouri and beyond, businesses stand eager to expand job growth, seek out new opportunities, and in the process, create better prospects for American workers. However, after eight years of Washington, D.C., policies that worked against employers, there’s a lot of regulatory red tape to clear out of the way.

Op EdSep 24, 2017 - 1:00pm

Wall Street Journal Op-Ed: A Nafta Exit Would Be a Rotten Deal

Tom Donohue illustrates why a Nafta exit is a bad idea.

Op EdSep 16, 2017 - 3:00pm

Las Vegas Review-Journal Op-ed: The Culinary union's latest scorched earth tactic against Station Casinos

If you shop for Friday night provisions at Trader Joe’s, you may have noticed protests and secretly placed fliers urging you not to purchase...

Op EdAug 31, 2017 - 9:00am

St. Cloud Times Op-ed: Back-to-school shopping? Find the real deals

The waning days of summer mean it’s the second-most wonderful time of the year for retail sales: the back to school shopping season. Millions of families are scouring the internet and hitting the malls to find everything from electronics to edgy new clothing while seeking ways to stretch their dollars.

Op EdAug 15, 2017 - 9:00am

FoxNews.com Op-ed: NAFTA: The hard work to modernize the agreement begins now

Negotiators from the United States, Mexico, and Canada will begin Wednesday the formal process of modernizing one of the world’s most important trade pacts. By updating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), they have the opportunity to spur a new era of growth that promises substantial benefits for American businesses, workers, and consumers.

Op EdAug 01, 2017 - 9:00am

Morning Consult Op-ed: Why Strong Public Markets Are Good for Main Street

The Securities and Exchange Commission is often referred to as “Wall Street’s regulator,” and when people think about the SEC, their minds can often turn to the movies where lawyers in trench coats show up to bust somebody for bad behavior.

Op EdJul 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

InsideSources Op-ed: Point: More Private Investment Can Help Us Tackle Our Nation’s Growing Infrastructure Deficit

America’s infrastructure is aging and in dire need of modernization. The American Society of Civil Engineers, in its latest Infrastructure Report Card, graded the condition of our nation’s infrastructure as a D-plus overall. The report also estimated that government needs to invest $2 trillion over current spending levels for the next 10 years to modernize the system.

Op EdJul 31, 2017 - 5:00pm

Alabama Live Op-ed: Building data centers creates jobs

It's no secret that the economy is changing. As technology plays a greater role in our personal and professional lives, our economy too increasingly relies on technology to create jobs and encourage growth. Technology is the foundation of our digital economy, and its modern infrastructure is data.

Op EdJul 28, 2017 - 4:00pm

Hattiesburg American Op-ed: UAW knows how to play election games: Column

Co-authored with Scott Waller, interem president and CEO of the Mississippi Economic Council 

Op EdJul 20, 2017 - 5:00pm

Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevadans should read fine print of minimum wage plan: Glenn Spencer

On June 8, Gov. Brian Sandoval vetoed legislation that would have raised Nevada’s minimum wage as high as $12 an hour.