Econ 101: April 18, 2013

Welcome to ThinkProgress Economy’s morning link roundup. This is what we’re reading. Have you seen any interesting news? Let us know in the comments section. You can also follow ThinkProgress Economy on Twitter.

  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) is considering bringing online sales tax legislation to a vote. [Bloomberg]
  • The U.S. Postal Service is losing $25 million a day waiting for the House to take up reform legislation. [Washington Post]
  • President Obama’s budget nominee appears to have a clear path to confirmation. [Reuters]
  • A new restaurant association has formed to support raising the minimum wage. [The Hill]
  • Two Federal Reserve officials said banks should have to adhere to higher capital standards. [Wall Street Journal]
  • Banks are increasing ATM fees, according to a new government report. [CNN Money]
  • The rate of high school graduates enrolling in college in 2012 dropped to its lowest level since 2006. [Wall Street Journal]