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Posted byon August 5, 2013 at 11:00 AM EDT
President Obama is answering questions about his plan to continue helping responsible homeowners and those who seek to own their own homes as the next cornerstone of how we strengthen the middle class in America
Posted byon August 3, 2013 at 6:00 AM EDT
In this week’s address, President Obama tells the American people that his plan for creating a better bargain for the middle class builds on the progress we’ve made, fighting our way back from the worst economic recession of our lifetimes.
Posted byon August 2, 2013 at 6:15 PM EDT
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 9:30 AM EDT
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 2:40 PM EDT
Orion International organizes an on-station hiring event at Naval Station Mayport in Jacksonville, FL.
Posted byon August 1, 2013 at 10:30 AM EDT
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 9:30 AM EDT
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 9:30 AM EDT
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 5:34 PM EDT
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 4:18 PM EDT
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.