The Great Society Redux
Pont, Pete Du, Chief Executive (U.S.)
ig government is not dead. It's not even sleeping. In fact, it may be ready to grow bigger than ever, aided, ironically, by fiscal conservatives whose primary concern is a balanced budget.
In just one week in January, for example, proposals were floated to expand still further the federal government's role in health care, child care, education, and housing. The same week also saw proposals for the federal government to train workers for computer industries and to increase the minimum wage.
If CEOs, board members, and senior executives of businesses aren't alarmed by this trend, they should be, because it portends an increase in alreadyintrusive government regulation of …
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Publication information: Article title: The Great Society Redux. Contributors: Pont, Pete Du - Author. Magazine title: Chief Executive (U.S.). Issue: 132 Publication date: March 1998. Page number: 15. © 1999 Chief Executive Publishing. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.