Posts Tagged ‘ President Obama ’

A Minimum Wage Hike: Good or Bad Idea?

Aug 19th, 2014

President Obama remarks on the minimum wage at Central Connecticut State University.

In his 2014 State of the Union address, President Obama called for a federal minimum wage hike of $2.85/hour to $10.10. According to whitehouse.gov, raising the minimum wage nationwide “will increase earnings for millions of workers, and boost the bottom lines of businesses across the country.” But not everyone in the door and window industry […]

Industry Weighs in on President’s New Climate Change Strategy

Jun 27th, 2013

President Barack Obama announced the start of a new climate strategy that would limit pollution from existing coal-fired power plants and hinged the viability of the politically-charged Keystone XL Pipeline on whether the proposed project would further damage the environment with an overall increase in greenhouse gas emissions. Members of the glass and glazing industry […]