Posts From Mark Johnson

How Steel Tariffs Could Boost Adoption of Composites

Since day one of the Trump administration, the White House has been talking about leveling the playing field between the U.S. and its trading partners. Steel is among the items the administration has been looking at. In an attempt to boost the domestic steel industry, the administration wants to make it more costly to import foreign steel from countries like China and Canada. Those in favor of the tariffs say

Should Regenerative Medicine Be Preventative

Last December, baseball’s Los Angeles Angels revealed that a star player from Japan had received platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections prior to joining the team. The announcement would not have been so unusual had Angels general manager Billy Eppler not mentioned the fact that the treatments were meant to be preventative. According to news reports, two-way player Shohei Ohtani was given the injections by his Japanese team in response to a

3 Ways Lobbyists Influence Government Decision-Makers

Statehouse Partners, a political lobbyist in Utah, is very serious about representing their clients before state lawmakers. They are no different in that regard than any other lobbying organization. But just what is it that Statehouse Partners do? They seek to influence government decision-makers on behalf of their clients. Lobbying organizations represent all kinds of entities, from individual companies to trade organizations and citizen groups. Thanks to the nature of

Buying the King’s Sunglasses: Owning a Piece of History

It is often said that the best artists are more valued by the general public after they die. We’ve all heard stories about starving artists who could not make a living, but whose work skyrocketed in value years after death. Yet the same holds true for the most famous celebrities who do very well in life. Take Elvis Presley, for example. A pair of The King’s sunglasses recently sold for

The Pesky Question of Worker Classification

Colorado legislatures are currently working on new rules to better define contract workers in what some critics say is an attempt to allow more companies to avoid payroll taxes and benefits by classifying employees as independent contractors. In California, lawmakers have made it abundantly clear they are not happy with the employment models of several prominent gig economy companies. Everywhere you turn, the pesky question of worker classification persists. Worker

5 Reasons Why The Time For Moving Is Now

Have you been at a point in your life when you don’t really know if you need to go for something? Moving is quite often such a situation for people, who feel as if moving could be worthwhile, but aren’t genuinely certain. So they don’t do anything about it. Here we will offer you our top 5 suggestions why relocating is great for you! Do not forget that if you