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Items Tagged with 'Barack Obama'
State might be better positioned than others to make the transition from coal.
The Environmental Protection Agency, at the direction of President Barack Obama, recently released the Clean Power Plan proposal, which for the first time calls for cuts to carbon pollution from existing power plants, the single largest source of carbon pollution in the United States, according to the EPA. Read More
President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech last week was little more than rhetorical practice, and the Business Journal might have ignored a speech void of substance, but the resulting debate regarding minimum wage levels demands comment, lest simple minds believe it is a method to boost the economy. Read More
President Barack Obama’s approval rating in Michigan sagged to its lowest point in three years in the wake of this fall’s sequestration and glitches with the health care reform rollout. Read More
In his July 24 speech in Galesburg, Ill., President Barack Obama laid out his economic vision for America. Read More
In a rare joint initiative, an alliance of 63 technology companies, investors and nonprofit entities signed a letter to President Obama, James Clapper, Eric Holder and several congressional leaders late last week asking for government disclosure of digital communications monitoring. Read More
President Barack Obama last week re-emphasized his administration’s desire to continue to seed the industry sectors it believes will help power full Great Recession recovery and economic growth. Read More
Two Grand Rapids attorneys selected as co-chairs.
November’s election brought more than just a second term for President Obama; it also marked the first time that gay marriage was backed by a popular vote. Read More
In this presidential campaign, we have heard the phrases “the 47 percent” and “effective tax rate of 14 percent.” Read More