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Lincoln Radio Journal

Plug into
the Pulse of

(October 22, 2016 - October 28, 2016) This week on Lincoln Radio Journal: Matt Brouillette of Commonwealth Partners Chamber of Entrepreneurs and Kevin Shivers from the National Federation of Independent Business have a Capitol Watch roundtable discussion with Josh Shapiro, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania Attorney General; And, Lowman Henry has a Town Hall Commentary on Pennsylvania's worsening business climate.

American Radio Journal

Lighting the brushfires of freedom

(October 22, 2016 - October 28, 2016) This week on American Radio Journal: Lowman Henry talks with Jonathan Williams of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) about the nation's growing problem with unfunded public employee pensions; Andy Roth of the Club for Growth has the Real Story on dimming chances for the GOP to retain control of the U.S. Senate; Eric Boehm of Reason Magazine talks with Lee McGrath from the Institute for Justice about proposed new licensing requirements in New Jersey for swimming pool installers; And, Colin Hanna of Let Freedom Ring, USA has an American Radio Journal commentary on the final weeks of the 2016 Presidential campaign.

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2016 Fall Business Climate Survey

2016 Fall Business Climate Survey

PA business climate remains sluggish

Pennsylvania's business climate remains sluggish as the commonwealth continues to struggle in the aftermath of the Great Recession. Business conditions, employment levels and sales have all backslid over the past six months with owners blaming high taxes, government regulation and a lack of skilled workers for the malaise.

The Fall 2016 Keystone Business Climate Survey conducted by the Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research found half of the business owners and chief executive officers survey saying the state's economy has gotten worse over the past six months, only five percent felt Pennsylvania's business climate had improved during that time frame.

Comparatively, ...

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Recent Survey

2016 Democratic National Convention Delegate Survey

Income Inequality Top Democratic Delegate Concern

Pennsylvania's delegation to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia rate income inequality as the most important issue facing the nation. They also are concerned over who will be appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States. Development of alternate energy resources along with jobs and the economy also rate among the delegation's highest concerns.

The Lincoln Institute of Public Opinion Research's quadrennial survey of the Democratic delegates/alternate delegates found a focus on domestic issues with little interest on foreign affairs. In fact ...

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2016 Republican National Convention Delegate Survey

Supreme Court, Terrorism Top Concerns

Pennsylvania's delegation to the 2016 Republican National Convention rated U.S. Supreme Court nominations, terrorism and protecting constitutional rights as the most important issues facing the nation while viewing the GOP-controlled congress as having failed to effectively counter the policies of President Barack Obama.

The Lincoln Institute's quadrennial survey of delegates and alternate delegates found economic issues outweighed social issues and foreign affairs in their selection of a presidential candidate, but 60% said a combination of all three issue sets factored into their decision.

That was reflected in the importance given to ...

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