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Why Is Wage Growth So Lousy?

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., GraphsandLaughs, LLC While the most recent jobs report showed the unemployment rate at 4.0% — the lowest rate in almost 50 years — it also showed annual wage gains running at just 3.2%. While that is the best rate of growth in over a decade,...

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New Year, Newsom, New-ish Bills

By Dennis Albiani and Faith Borges Democratic supermajorities were sworn into both houses of the Legislature in December and the New Year brought in a sweep of Democratic statewide office holders being sworn into office, the most notable being Governor Gavin Newsom....

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FBA’s public policy goals for 2019

FBA's Board of Directors has adopted the following public policy goals for 2019 State tax issues. FBA needs to be diligent in this debate to maintain fair and equitable business and personal taxes in California: Continue our leadership role to maintain prohibition on...

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The Economy is Not Overheating

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D., Graphs and Laughs, LLC The U.S. unemployment rate recently fell to 3.7%, a rate last seen in 1969. This very low rate is giving the Fed and many other market watchers reasons to worry that the labor market, and thus the overall economy, may be...

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