Last month, IB urged businesses to track the decisions of Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who has enormous power to shape regulations associated with the Affordable Care Act. While you’re keeping up with Sebelius, you might also pay close attention to the National Labor Relations Board. The NLRB was established under the National Labor Relations Act to protect employees from unfair management or union practices, but under President Obama, it has become a lightning rod for controversy.
IB Editorial Director Joseph Vanden Plas, a Milwaukee resident, takes you inside his views on politics and its effects on business — from national initiatives to local irritants and inspirations. He encourages you to post a comment and be part of a dialogue.