Category: Business & Economy

Economy Is In Good Shape Now, But…

This week’s Courier Herald column: If you follow business news, or even political news where the debate weapon is the trajectory of the economy, you’ve likely picked up on the opinion that the U.S. is headed into a recession.  This, after all, has been the consensus projection for over a year.  These predictions are a

With Pandemic Over, Focus Must Shift From Physical to Fiscal Health

This week’s Courier Herald column: On April 10th, 2023, President Joe Biden signed a bill officially ending the three-year national emergency for Covid-19.  The White House intends to continue the “public health emergency” until May 11th.  Perhaps then, we can consider the pandemic officially over. For too many in Washington, the perpetuation of this once

Working Georgians Lack Housing Options

This week’s Courier Herald column: This week we’re going to dive deeper into Georgia’s challenge of providing workforce housing. While it’s not a new problem, the recent public remarks by Governor Brian Kemp and the state’s economist Dr. Jeffrey Dorfman have directly tied the lack of available and affordable housing as a hindrance not only