This Week on America’s Business

By June 29, 2007General

Americas Business with Mike HambrickThe Employee Free Choice Act has been stopped for now, and this week on “America’s Business” we get a debriefing from two of the leaders who helped block the card-check bill, saving the secret ballot in the workplace: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT).

The Doha Round suffered a major setback this month in Germany, and joining host Mike Hambrick to explain the reasons — and reasons for continued hope — is Sean M. Spicer, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative.

Our series on Women in Manufacturing features Ann Brown, co-owner of New Vista Image, a Golden, Colo., firm that specializes in design and large-scale digital printing. (NBA All-Star banners!)

If the sky lights up on the Fourth of July, there’s a good chance the Zambelli family deserves the credit. Mike talks to George Zambelli of Zambelli Fireworks Internationale, who tells us everything that goes into making an explosive (but safe) celebration.

A year ago, Australia eliminated its national debt. Is Australia’s achievement a model for the United States? Explaining debt down-under is Steve Morling, the economics counselor at the Australian embassy in Washington, D.C.

In our regular segments, Renee Giachino of the American Justice Partnership declares this week’s tort-reform winners and losers; the NAM’s Hank Cox recalls “The Way it Was”; and NAM President John Engler closes with “The Last Word,” warning that Big Labor will continue pushing the Employee Free Choice Act.

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