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EconoMeter panel checks Clinton economics


Monday, August 1, 2016

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Kelly Cunningham, National University System
Answer: NO

Raising taxes, while increasing regulatory burdens on businesses; forcing interest rates lower, while underwriting crony capitalism; increasing energy prices through environmental regulation, destroying good-paying jobs by forcing relatively-healthy sectors of the economy to subsidize money losing -- wind power, ethanol; more than doubling the federal minimum wage, thereby destroying jobs and increasing poverty by making it more difficult for less experienced, low-skilled workers to obtain any employment. Any of these policies further burdens the U.S. economy.