Tag: Infrastructure Bill

Why the Biden Economy Is Better Than You Think (With Brian Deese)

Fresh off a legislative winning streak and after a tough summer, the Biden administration is having a moment. Unprecedented investments in driving clean energy innovation and rebuilding supply chains are poised to reshape the American economy for the next decade and beyond.  Brian Deese, the director of the National Economic Council, had a lot to […]

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Auto Industry News: Detroit Debuts, Baja Finishers, Fresh Ferrari SUV, and Another Dodge Send-Off Model

It’s been a very busy few weeks for the auto industry, as automakers drop debut vehicles like hot potatoes. Interestingly, these reveals seem to be occurring everywhere but the Detroit Auto Show which had a noticeably small media presence and less than a dozen newly unveiled models this year. The Engine Block recaps the show’s […]

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The Surprisingly Disappointing Reign of Marty Walsh, Biden’s Labor Secretary

The second regulatory accomplishment was the Labor Department’s reinstatement of a rule barring employers from paying the lower “tipped” minimum hourly wage of $2.13 (as opposed to the regular hourly minimum of $7.25) to workers who spend more than 20 percent of their time performing functions (like cleaning up) where they don’t interact with customers, […]

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