We’re American business. We innovate and push out forward.
— Todd Hitt

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To Solve The Labor Shortage, Focus On Mobility

RealClearPolicy / July 16, 2018

For the first time since 2000, the number of jobs open in the United States exceeds the number of unemployed workers.

 The first solution is to reinstitute the tax deduction for work-related moving expenses.

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Millennial Generation's Faith In Free Enterprise Can Be Restored

Investor's Business Daily / May 23, 2018

It's up to us in the business community to lead by example and to prove the values that younger Americans prize — opportunity, independence, social consciousness, and entrepreneurship — flourish under free markets.

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Is Kudlow Willing To Tear Up The Old Economic Models? Let's Hope So

Investor's Business Daily / April 16, 2018

Today's academic economists are paid to be wrong. Ruchir Sharma, Morgan Stanley chief global strategist, recently asked how often the ivory tower is incorrect. His answer? Always.


The Infrastructure Bill And Our Labor Shortage Crisis

The Hill / April 11, 2018

The House Ways and Means Human Resources Subcommittee will discuss the nation’s labor shortage this week.

As it does so, members must think about the shortage and the effect it will have on our ability to rebuild our crumbling infrastructure.

Don't Blame Tariffs for Rising Costs

RealClearPolitics / March 27, 2018

Anyone surprised by President Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on Chinese products and on steel and aluminum imports from a multitude of countries wasn’t listening during the 2016 election. 


Two Approaches to Shortage Of Construction Workers

The Wall Street Journal / March 25, 2018

Kiddar Capital CEO Todd Hitt and Home Builders Institute CEO John Courson offer two perspectives on the national labor shortage crisis in the construction industry. 

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Is Romney A Conscious Capitalist? Let's Hope So

Investor's Business Daily / March 12, 2018

Mitt Romney is running for Senate. Judging by early polls, he'll win. This race will be much easier than his last, but Romney should think twice as hard about how he portrays free enterprise and those who believe in it.


Four Resolutions for 2018

RealClearPolitics / January 21, 2018

Closing 2017, Republicans were breathing a sigh of relief: Tax reform had been signed, the federal government remained open, and the stock market was soaring.

That’s not an impressive list.

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Projects Aren't Shovel-Ready If No One's There To Hold The Shovels

The Hill / January 12, 2018

In a six-page leaked document, and in his State of the Union, we learned the contours of Donald Trump’s infrastructure plan.


Class Warfare Must Not Derail Sorely Needed Tax Reform

The Hill / December 12, 2017

Neither the House or Senate bill is perfect, but both would help small businesses and the middle class. 


A Patriot's Pledge

RealClearPolitics / November 16, 2017

Our economy is undergoing a major shift. Inequality is a growing problem, and middle class stagnation breeds hopelessness, economic isolationism, and social fragmentation.

We must do something.


Puerto Ricans Are US Citizens. We Owe Them Our Help

Washington Examiner / November 5, 2017

On a recent aid mission with former Gov. Luis Fortuño, I saw Puerto Rico’s enormous challenge. The devastation was shocking and even though every person I met was optimistic, they’re not getting enough help from their fellow Americans.


We Won't Be Rebuilding Houston Anytime Soon

The Washington Post / October 10, 2017

In Houston, we have a problem. It’s a crisis that will impede the reconstruction of our nation’s fourth-largest city. The problem isn’t capital, though. It’s labor.