As the job market recovers from the government-mandated shutdowns, President Biden is pushing Julie Su to be Deputy Secretary of Labor, second-in-command of the U.S. Department of Labor. Ms. Su, the current secretary of the failing State of California’s Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the former Labor Commissioner of California under Governor Jerry Brown, has a troubling record. Under her leadership, the agency has been rife with massive unemployment benefits, fraud, and mismanagement.
In the midst of a never-before-seen job market, one in which individuals are financially incentivized to stay home instead of working, the Biden administration has nominated David Weil to head the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division. Weil is a professor at Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts, who held the same position in the Obama administration from 2014-2017.
Since President Biden’s first week in office, he has fulfilled his campaign promise of suspending the program of leasing federal land for oil and gas production through his direction of the Department of the Interior. However, Monroe U.S. District Court Judge Terry A. Doughty, appointed during the Trump administration, issued a preliminary injunction to block the pausing of new oil and gas leases claiming Biden is overstepping his power and that it must be done with congressional approval.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the report this morning from the Bureau of Labor Statistics that shows that U.S. unemployment fell to 8.4 percent during the month of August, 2020, Steve Moore, Chairman of the FreedomWorks Task Force on Economic Revival, commented:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the report that a record 157,878,000 Americans were employed in the month of August, an increase of 590,000 from July, Steve Moore, FreedomWorks Senior Economic Contributor, commented:
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- In response to the report that the U.S. economy added 263,000 jobs in the month of April, 2019, John Tamny, FreedomWorks Director of the Center for Economic Freedom (CEF), commented:
President Obama’s “Clean Power Plan” (CPP) drains our economy for Sierra Club hysteria. CPP sacrifices thousands of jobs, billions in growth, and lots of happiness. Thankfully, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt will likely toss it.