The Week That Was -- January 4, 2013
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Here are the most widely read FreeEnterprise.com stories for the week ending January 4:
Health Care Law Won’t Be Good for Hiring in 2013 – The new health care law will force companies on the cusp of having 50 full-time workers to hold back on hiring to avoid getting hit with the employer mandate in 2013.
Dissecting America's Big Issues – Sheryll Poe lead a discussion with members of the National Chamber Foundation, the Chamber’s public policy think tank, about research projects on issues impacting free enterprise, the economy, and the business community.
A Suggested 2013 Resolution for Washington: Entitlement Reform – The Heritage Foundation composed a chart showing how entitlements such as Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid will consume the federal budget over the next few decades.
The 3 P’s of Manufacturing Success – In order to boost the U.S. manufacturing sector and strengthen its global competitiveness, the country must provide people in the workforce with the skills and training needed in the manufacturing industry, have a global perspective, and have good policies.
With Fiscal Cliff Averted, Pro-Growth Reforms Needed Now – Although the fiscal cliff was averted, Congress and the Obama administration have a lot of work to do regarding economic growth and jobs.