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Congress shouldn’t consider TPP during lame duck session

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will be the largest free trade agreement in history, with 12 nations representing 40 percent of the global market. In this context, the potential impact on the economy, the environment and American jobs is huge...

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Mylan CEO should be ashamed of EpiPen prices

Last week the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee held a hearing on the skyrocketing price of life-saving Epinephrine Auto-Injectors, better known as the EpiPen. This hearing was especially important because EpiPens are predominantly...

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EMV: the cost of confusion

Oct. 1, 2016 marks the one-year anniversary since the chip-card, or EMV, deadline set by the major card brands went into effect. Prior to the deadline, the grocery industry spent more than five years...

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EMV, one year later

When it comes to payments security, consumers are unquestionably safer today than they were a year ago. A year later, chip card use is way up, counterfeit card fraud is down at America’s stores -- and consumers are still...

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Clock is ticking for small businesses

The clock is ticking for millions of small business owners. On Dec. 1 of this year, they will have to be ready for wrenching changes in the rules for overtime pay. For workers at small businesses, these changes could result in fewer...

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