Author Archives: Andy Conlin

Colorado Newscast Exposes Big Labor Pressure Tactics

A Denver-area TV newscast recently exposed one of Big Labor’s most aggressive tactics for pressuring nonunion construction firms.  Labor bosses use “Shame on” banners to tarnish the good name of these job creators.  Jermey Jojola from Denver’s 9NEWS exposes the farce. To learn more, visit www.shameonunionbanners.com.
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While You Were Working – November 16, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: The Hill: Groups Allied with the Democrats Go For Broke Wall Street Journal: California’s Destructive Green Jobs Lobby Time: Bipart Sen Earmark Ban Push […]
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While You Were Working – October 13, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: New York Times: Across the U.S., Long Recovery Looks Like Recession Washington Post: Gulf Moratorium is Over but Drilling has to Wait Politico: Cantor […]
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While You Were Working – October 7, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Politico: Hill Digs in for Lame Duck Tax Fight Fox Business: Job Losses in 2009 Likely Bigger than Thought Politico: Teachers Union to Spend […]
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While You Were Working – October 5, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: The Atlantic: How Obama Lost Climate Change Huffington Post: Anti-Small Business Laws Hobble Entrepreneurship and Jobs Creation CNBC: Middle Class to Suffer Most from […]
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New Billboard Tells Gov. Patrick to Halt the Assault on Taxpayers

The Massachusetts Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) has launched a new billboard telling Gov. Deval Patrick (D) to halt the assault on Massachusetts small business. In June, the UMass Building Authority approved a requirement that all construction contractors must enter into a wasteful project labor agreement (PLA) with Big Labor in order to […]
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While You Were Working – October 1, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Business World: Employment Recovery Noted But “New Clouds have Emerged” AP: NLRB: Faster Review of Firings Over Union Drives The Hill: Budget Battle Looms […]
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While You Were Working – September 29, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: The Hill: Boehner Surprise: Dems Barely Get Votes to Adjourn After Floor Speech AP: Congress Punts Tough Choice Until After Election Wall Street Journal: […]
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While You Were Working – September 27, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Roll Call: GOP Campaign Arms May Seek ’12 Continuity Wall Street Journal: Banks Keep Failing, No End in Sight The Atlantic: This Could Be […]
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While You Were Working – September 23, 2010

At HTA, we know that running a small business is time consuming, and you can’t always stop to check the news. We’ve got you covered. Here’s what you may have missed: Washington Post: Republicans: From ‘Party of No’ to ‘Party of Stop’ Politico: Republican ‘Pledge to America’: Spending Caps, Tax Cuts FOX Business: 313 Economists […]
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