Tag Archives: inflation

BHI Weekly Dispatch: Notes on the Verizon strike, local inflation and the President’s visit

In an op-ed in the Boston Business Journal, BHI Executive Director David Tuerck offers some friendly but sobering advice to striking Verizon workers: technology, competition and globalization have changed the rules. The strike is taking place against a backdrop of declining union membership and clout. Union membership has shrunk from 20 percent of all workers in 1983 to 12 percent…

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Deval Patrick – 19 cent gas tax hike.

( – promoted by DD4RP) Well if anyone was still wondering what to do with their windfall $8 per week tax gain from the federal government stimulus package – Deval Patrick has answered the question for you.  You are going to give it to the despicable Massachusetts state government run by the grossly incompetent Deval Patrick.  Deval Patrick is advancing…

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