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Electronic Recyclers International to Participate in Blue Green Alliance Foundation’s “Good Jobs, Green Jobs” Conference

Published February 23, 2012 in BusinessWire ATLANTA (BUSINESS WIRE) — Electronic Recyclers International (ERI), the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste, will participate tomorrow in a panel titled “the Role of Business Building a Sustainable Economy” for the Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference, staged by the Blue Green Alliance Foundation…

Consumer Corner: Lack of demand, not regulations, holding businesses back

Published February 5, 2012 By MARCELLA S. KREITER | United Press International We’ve all heard the arguments: Regulations are strangling U.S.businesses. It’s been a staple in the Republican playbook for years. Buta funny thing happened last week. The American Sustainable Business Council, the Main Street Alliance and the Small Business Majority…

We Urge You to Reject Calls for a “Repatriation Tax Holiday”

Dear Member of Congress: We urge you to reject calls for a “repatriation tax holiday” allowing U.S.multinational corporations to bring home offshore profits at a reduced tax rate. The proposed repatriation holiday is, pure and simple, an attempt by a few multinational corporations to dodge their rightful tax obligation. It…

Medicaid feeds economy

Today the South Carolina House of Representatives begins debating the 2011-12 state budget. One important issue will be how to address Medicaid funding—reduce state funding and thus lose up to hundreds of millions in federal dollars or adopt a plan by the hospitals for them to pay extra into the…