Minimum Wage Votes: What’s Expected For Earners Today

On May 19 of this year, Los Angeles lawmakers voted 14 – 1 to raise the minimum wage to $15.00 by 2020. That makes L.A. the largest city to significantly raise the minimum wage, which is currently at $9.00 [1]. The increase would take place in stages with the first one happening on July 1, 2016.… [Read more]

Money

Money is on the mind today. Perhaps it’s because we’re moving beyond the trauma caused by filing our annual tax returns a couple of weeks ago, or maybe it’s because we heard the money-related news about how Congress moved to end the sequester only in an area which directly affects them; they quickly passed a bill to end Federal Aviation Administration furloughs right before they fled Washington to go on recess.… [Read more]

‘No More Solyndros Act’ Will Jeopardize The Future Of Green Energy

Friday September 14th will most likely not be remembered by most Americans for any special reason. If you happen to be an advocate for promoting clean, green, renewable energy like solar and wind then there’s a good chance that you’ll know it was the day that the U.S. House of Representatives passed the ‘No More Solyndros Act‘.… [Read more]

Pimpin’ In the Name of God

Math and Science have always been two subjects Jewish parents place an emphasis in excellence, however it seems we’re going to have to add Torah. Usually considered to be one of those subjects where you’re not all that troubled if your child doesn’t excel, it’s somewhat akin to P.E. or an elective. But apparently, these days a Rabbinical career can prove to be quite rewarding.… [Read more]

The Root of All Evil

“For the love of money people will steal from their mother. For the love of money people will rob their own brother. For the love of money people can’t even walk the street because they never know who in the world they’re gonna beat.  For that lean, mean, mean green almighty dollar, money.  For the love of money people will lie, Lord, they will cheat. [Read more]