RealClear Radio Hour – Bureaucrats’ Burgeoning Burden on Families and Entrepreneurs

10 Jan

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Reforming to Save

January 9, 2016

Salim Furth, research fellow at the Heritage Foundation’s Center for Data Analysis, looks at the cost of government policy mistakes on the average American family, including burdensome land use regulations, licensing requirements, and energy mandates. Common sense reforms, he calculates, could save the average American household over four thousand dollars every year.

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Mom vs. Department of Labor

January 9, 2016

Rhea Lana Riner, mom, entrepreneur, and founder of Rhea Lana’s Children’s Consignment Events, tells the story of how she grew her business from a living room sale to a nationwide franchise. Riner is now being forced to defend her business model in a lawsuit against the Department of Labor, which claims her local volunteer consignors should be categorized as employees owed back wages, even though no volunteers complained or even responded to government solicitations to file suit.

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