Manufacturing to make a return in Southside?

In a New York Times article about the increased cost of shipping (a 40-foot container now costs $8,000 to move from China to the U.S., compared to $3,000 just a few years ago) comes a bit of good news for manufacturing in our region: Until recently, standard practice in the furniture industry was to ship […]

Promises gone by: a Bush budget retrospective.

There’s bad news on the economic front: Bush’s budget deficit will hit the half-trillion dollar mark next year, which is precisely the opposite of what President Bush has been promising since he first sought the office. Let’s take a look back at each year’s budget news since 2000, the year before President Bush took office. […]