Businesses Competing Against Government: An Impossible Battle

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“When you become dependent on someone to give you something for nothing, it robs you of your freedom and your ability to chart your own destiny.”

Arkansas State Senator Scott Flippo saw firsthand the harmful effects of disincentivizing work through unemployment bonuses. Arkansas businesses—including his own—struggled to find enough people to hire because they were forced to compete against the government for employees. Sen. Flippo speaks here on his first job and the importance of work.