Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, USA - September 18, 2016: The Soo Locks on the St. Mary's River in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan framed by a rainbow.

The Soo Locks: The Key to Our Nation’s Strength – Part 2

As we discussed in part one of this series, the Soo Locks have been integral to our nation’s infrastructure and trade facilitation since their...
Michael Best Strategies

Michael Best Strategies Leads SNP Inc. to a Substantial Trade Win

DURHAM, N.C. – (August 10, 2018) – The Michael Best Strategies (MBS) trade team and law firm Michael Best & Friedrich LLP, is pleased...
Red Brick Walkway In Front of School

Illinois’ Teacher Shortage

We are facing a teacher shortage. A Learning Policy Institute study shows a 35% decline in students studying to be teachers across the United...
Economic trade war between USA and China

Trade Alert: China Announces Extension of Tariffs to Another $60 Billion of US Import

China plans to levy duties at levels of 25%, 20%, 10% and 5% on about $60 billion U.S. imports, The Finance Ministry said in...
Reince on Fox

Reince Priebus on Fox News

Michael Best Strategies Chairman of the Board of Advisors and former White House chief of staff, Reince Priebus, joined the Ingraham Angle show on July...
seeds

Trade Alert – USDA Trade Mitigation Plan Details

On July 24, the USDA announced a $12 billion trade mitigation plan consisting of three programs that will assist farmers impacted by trade retaliation....

U.S. DOL Guidance on ESG Investing – Restatement or Retreat?

The United States Department of Labor created a ripple in the shared value waters by issuing a Field Assistance Bulletin (FAB) in late April...
healthcare

Department of Labor Finalizes Rule on Association Health Plans

On June 19, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) finalized a rule that makes it easier for small businesses and sole proprietors to band...
Columns

In Texas: Why Local Control is Championed for States’ Rights but Does Not Extend...

In the last few years, a trend has emerged in Texas for the state to challenge or overturn certain local ordinances. Some believe the...

Small Government is Better Government

Tip O’Neill, former Speaker of the House of Representatives, is famous for coining the phrase “all politics is local,” meaning that representatives in Washington,...

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