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Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?
December 27, 1995 at 12:00 AM EDT
4906633903Are Older Americans Helped Or Hurt By Changing Inflation?From the December 27, 1995 edition of "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer"1995-12-27 18:00:00disabled2325940277tpwfUgK08Ag194245Why seeing Trump’s tax returns really mattersHaving declined to release his tax returns, Donald Trump made an offhand remark at the first presidential debate that made people wonder if the real estate tycoon pays any tax at all. But that’s just one part of the equation. David Cay Johnston joins economics correspondent Paul Solman to make sense of Trump's taxes and why it matters.2016-09-29 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/RTSQ3MV-320x196.jpg2365853215g9be1oMCBOk194136Black, female entrepreneurs get creative for funding hurdlesThe fastest growing group of entrepreneurs in the U.S. is African-American women. But minority-owned businesses often face greater challenges getting funding. The NewsHour’s April Brown profiles two women who have bucked the stereotypes and gotten resourceful to launch their ventures.2016-09-28 18:00:00http://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/liftoff2-320x196.jpg23658518995Tc-DJlxVSU193699This company raised minimum wage to $70,000 -- and it helped businessIn 2015, Gravity Payments CEO Dan Price announced he would raise the company’s minimum wage to $70,000 a year by 2017and slash his own compensation by more than 90 percent. More than a year later, Price reports the company's revenue and clientele has grown substantially, despite critics' predictions that the move would be bad for business. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent John Larson reports.2016-09-25 12:36 pmhttp://newshour-tc.pbs.org/newshour/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/Still-for-WEB-320x196.jpgXiE4WnlqzX4
When high-level talks between the White House and Congress resume on Friday, one idea that's expecting to get close attention is adjusting the Consumer Price Index. Paul Solman reports on the proposal and its potential impact.
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