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William Lloyd | Will moderate Republicans gain control?
It is popular to blame the lack of action in Washington on the failings of President Obama and the congressional leadership and on the fact that one party controls the White House and the Senate and the opposite party controls the House of Representatives.
William Lloyd | GOP must now turn its focus to have-nots
Judged by traditional standards, the economy improved in 2013. Although overall growth was sluggish, it exceeded most forecasts.
William Lloyd | House should bite bullet, approve tax hike
When it returns to session this week, the state House of Representatives will face a critical choice: Either allow the transportation system to crumble or raise taxes.
William Lloyd | On health care, Republicans talk a good game
The willingness of congressional Republicans to shut down the government and threaten default in an effort to sabotage Obamacare raises a fundamental question: What is the GOP’s alternative for providing universal health insurance?
William Lloyd | Obama’s minimum-wage plan would serve GOP goal well
In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposed an increase in the minimum wage.
William Lloyd | Immigration reform: Mass deportation not an option
Although the future of immigration reform is uncertain, continuing the status quo is not a good option.
William Lloyd | Corbett’s plan to sweeten business climate would backfire
The Legislature should reject Gov. Tom Corbett’s plan to cut the corporate income tax rate by 30 percent over 10 years.
William Lloyd | Two sides to government-dependency debate
The argument that people should be less dependent on government is appealing.
William Lloyd | Raising taxes on rich better than cutting benefits for rest
Congressional Republicans claim that the nation’s red ink is the result of reckless spending by President Obama. However, the reality is much more complicated.
William Lloyd | Deep cuts in defense spending appear inevitable
The recent 8 percent across-the-board cut in the defense budget is poor public policy, but there is a silver lining: That meat-ax approach may force a long-overdue debate about how much military spending is enough.
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