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Posted byon August 2, 2013 at 5:15 PM EST
The bipartisan Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 calls for the creation of a Network for Manufacturing Innovation, expanding our ability to compete for advanced manufacturing jobs by investing in manufacturing technologies and capabilities.
Posted byon August 2, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
Today’s report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicates that the unemployment rate declined from 7.6 percent to 7.4 percent in July, reaching its lowest level since December 2008, and the establishment survey showed that private sector employers added 161,000 jobs last month.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 1:40 PM EST
Orion International organizes an on-station hiring event at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, FL.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM EST
In anticipation of the President’s visit, Chattanooga Mayor Andy Berke authored an op-ed on the President’s economic vision and how it continues to help strengthen middle class families in his city.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
In addition to giving a significant boost to our national economy, commonsense immigration reform will also generate important economic benefits in each state, from increasing workers’ wages and generating new tax revenue to strengthening the local industries that are the backbone of states’ economies.
Posted byon July 31, 2013 at 8:30 AM EST
The Bureau of Economic Analysis released a comprehensive revision to the National Income and Product Accounts showing that the recovery from the Great Recession has been slightly faster than previously reported, with real gross domestic product (GDP) expanding by a cumulative 8.5% from 2009:Q2 to 2013:Q1, compared to the previous estimate of 8.1% growth over that period.
Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 4:34 PM EST
In Tennessee, President Obama talks about the first and most important cornerstone of middle class security: a good job in a durable, growing industry.
Posted byon July 30, 2013 at 3:18 PM EST
Yesterday, the White House released a report describing the economic benefits of immigration reform in rural communities. Here's what the media is saying about the report.
Posted byon July 29, 2013 at 4:31 PM EST
Check out the animated GIF the White House released on their Tumblr, depicting the relationship between the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and job growth.
Posted byon July 29, 2013 at 1:11 PM EST
The White House releases a new reporting showing how immigration reform would benefit the agriculture sector and rural communities