The Week That Was -- November 9, 2012

Nov 9, 2012

Here are the most widely read FreeEnterprise.com stories for the week ending November 9:

Did George Lucas Avoid a Death Star-Sized Tax Increase? – George Lucas announced that Disney was buying the LucasFilm company, along with the Star Wars franchise, just in time to avoid impending tax increases.

RIP Buckeyballs: Deck Toy Falls Victim to Consumer Safety Agency – The maker of Buckyballs toys announced this week the discontinuance of its product due to regulations put on by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC).

Regulatory Road Less Than Clear – Now that the election is over, energy companies fear a surge of new regulations from the federal government.

Health Care Law Could Push Workers into Part-Time Jobs – Under President Obama’s health care law, many workers in the hotel, restaurant and retail industries could be pushed into part-time jobs.

Employers Recognized For Hiring Vets – Many employers recognize the value of hiring veterans and heroes, and 25 of those organizations were named finalists for the 2nd annual Hiring Our Heroes awards. 

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