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Public Pension Funds Pay Wall Street Millions

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

To make up shortfalls, public pension funds are relying more on so-called "alternative" investments, which can yield higher returns but are riskier and cost more to manage.


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Vote Alert 

“YES” on H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act.

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 2, the American Energy Solutions for Lower Costs and More American Jobs Act. This legislation is a common sense package of much-needed energy reform policies that will lower costs for consumers and incre
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NTU supports H.R. 5252, the “Tax and Fee Collection Fairness Act of 2014.”

by Brandon Arnold / /

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New Jobs Report Disappoints

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The latest jobs figures are out and though 142,000 jobs were added in August, officials were expecting much more growth. The labor participation rate also dropped to levels comparable to the recession.
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News Commentary 

10 Bi-Partisan “No-Brainer” Bills Congress Should Pass

by Nan Swift / /

The 113th Congress is about to return from summer recess, and if you believe the hype that this is a "do-nothing" Congress, perhaps you aren't expecting much. Whether that's a fair moniker or not, Congress could do much to dispel it by passing some of the
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Export-Import Bank: A Bad Deal for Taxpayers

by melodie bowler / /

If you haven't heard about the Export-Import Bank, here's a quick rundown of the basics: Commonly called Ex-Im, the bank was established by executive order of President Franklin D. Roosevelt on February 2, 1934.
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Celebrating Friedman Legacy Day

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

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Milton Friedman's Legacy

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Letters 

NTU Supports H.R. 916, the "Federal Land Asset Inventory Reform" (FLAIR) Act of 2013

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Vote Alert 

"Yes" on the following Amendments to H.R. 5016, the Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act for FY15

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