How the UAW Lost Tennessee

By Trey Kovacs, Competitive Enterprise Institute

Foreign automakers located in the South, known in the industry as transplants, have long been a target of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union’s organizing strategy.

How the unions strike gold on the Silver Line

By Mark D. Obenshain, The Washington Times

Last week, the contractor for the first phase of the Silver Line Metro extension certified that Phase One was complete. The Silver Line will eventually take riders deep into Loudoun County, beyond Washington Dulles International Airport.

Lobbying for a $12 cheeseburger

By Mike Paranzino, The Hill

In a recent op-ed in the Congress blog, LeeAnn Hall and the Restaurant Opportunities Center’s Saru Jayaraman decry “influence-peddling” that they say is rigging the system for big business and thwarting their push for a minimum wage hike. Their panic is understandable: since the Congressional Budget Office reported that a $10.10 minimum wage mandate would kill about 500,000 working class jobs through 2016, the Senate wage hike bill has stalled.