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Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 10:31 AM EDT
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) shows that private sector businesses added 246,000 jobs in February. The economy has now added private sector jobs every month for three straight years, and a total of 6.35 million jobs have been added over that period.
Posted byon March 8, 2013 at 10:23 AM EDT
Jay Williams shares his discussion on economic growth with the National Association of Counties.
Posted byon March 7, 2013 at 12:45 PM EDT
President Obama's commonsense plan for immigration reform will help businesses attract and retain a skilled workforce, including foreign graduate students come to the U.S. and study areas like science, technology, engineering and mathematics and entrepreneurs who want to build their businesses in the U.S. and hire Americans to work in them.
Chairman Alan Krueger Discusses “The Economic Case for a Balanced Approach to Fiscal Policy” at the 2013 NABE Economic Policy ConferencePosted byon March 5, 2013 at 12:45 PM EDT
A balanced approach to deficit reduction is good economic policy, justified by considerations of both efficiency and fairness. Deficit reduction that balances spending cuts, entitlement reform and loophole closing is also in the interest of the macroeconomy and economic growth.
Posted byon March 5, 2013 at 12:03 PM EDT
As part of National Consumer Protection Week, the CFPB lays out the steps to submitting a credit card complaint.
Posted byon March 4, 2013 at 4:01 PM EDT
The Department of Labor celebrates its centennial anniversary and looks forward to continuing its important work on behalf on America's workers.
Posted byon March 4, 2013 at 3:31 PM EDT
The President welcomed new Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew and new Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel to his Cabinet.
Posted byon March 4, 2013 at 2:26 PM EDT
President Obama announces his nominees for director of the Office of Management and Budget, Secretary of Energy and administrator of the EPA.
Posted byon March 2, 2013 at 6:39 AM EDT
Because Republicans in Congress refused to compromise to close tax loopholes for the wealthiest Americans, hundreds of thousands of Americans will lose their jobs or see their paycheck reduced, and middle class families will be hurt.
Posted byon March 1, 2013 at 6:04 PM EDT
Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on WhiteHouse.gov.