Tag: Inflation

Public Utilities, Waste Management

Proposed Tax on Plastic Materials is ‘Misguided,’ Would Harm U.S. Economy and Workforce

September 25, 2023

Via: Waste360

America’s plastic makers share Congress’ concerns about the serious problem of mismanaged plastic waste but imposing a 20 cent per pound tax on virgin plastic materials would harm consumers, be a step backward in the fight against climate change, and […]

Social Security, Social Services

Inflation, workforce issues challenge defense contractors amid security pivot

February 10, 2023

Via: FCW

The defense industrial base is facing workforce and inflationary headwinds just as the U.S. is refocusing its strategic lens on competition with China and Russia. Read More on FCW