Analysis

NAFTA Exit Would Hurt Ag, Auto Industries: Rove

As President Trump’s team, led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, currently engages in pivotal trade talks with Mexican and Canadian leaders in Montreal, they would do well to heed the advice of Republican strategist Karl Rove. This round of ta...

Tax Reform and Beer Prices? Cheers to the Republicans.

News Analysis by Drew Phelps Following the hasty finalization of the Republican tax reform package at the end of December, many new uncertainties emerged for taxpayers. Will I see more money in my paycheck? Is it worth it to itemize any...

County Unemployment Drops Below 10% in 2017

Fresno County's chronically high unemployment rate fell to 8.6% for 2017, according to data released today by the California Employment Development Department (EDD).  The news marks only the fourth time in 27 y...
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Americans Warming Up to Trump’s Tax Cuts

News Analysis by Drew Phelps According to a SurveyMonkey/New York Times poll released this week, the tax reform package passed into law last month is gaining popularity among taxpayers. Whi...
Farm workers in California field

Failed Immigration Policies Put Farmers at Severe Risk

Opinion by George Radanovich In the United States, as in many prosperous nations, foreign workers play a critical role in the production of our nation’s food supply. As Congress struggles with the contentious issue of illegal immigration, it is i...
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