Articles Tagged 'Economy'
Economy adds 1.4 million jobs in August, unemployment falls to 8.4 percent
The U.S. added 1.4 million jobs in August, the Labor Department reported Friday.
The unemployment rate declined to 8.4 percent from 10.2 percent in July,… READ MORE
Record economic growth on the way as election approaches
The economy is on course for a record jump in gross domestic product in the third quarter, which will be announced shortly before November’s election.… READ MORE
The coronavirus will cost the economy nearly $8 trillion, Congressional Budget Office says
The coronavirus likely will sap about $7.9 trillion of economic activity over the next decade-plus even with all of the rescue funding being poured in… READ MORE
Biden set to make risky economic argument against Trump
Joe Biden is taking on President Trump over the economy.
The former vice president’s campaign believes he has an opening with voters on an issue… READ MORE
Judge rules in favor of Michigan barber allowing him to stay open despite lockdown order
OWOSSO (WJRT) (05/11/2020) – A Shiawassee County Circuit Court judge has ruled in favor of Owosso barber Karl Manke, allowing him to stay open despite… READ MORE
Pelosi touts $3.6B vote-by-mail bill, now called ‘Voting at Home,’ after Trump warnings to Michigan, Nevada
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday night touted a $3.6 billion vote-by-mail proposal – which she rechristened “Voting at Home” – adding that the bill… READ MORE
WHEN WILL MASSACHUSETTS REOPEN? BARS, RESTAURANTS, RETAIL TO REOPEN IN FOUR-PHASE PLAN
On Monday, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker outlined a four-phase plan for the state to reopen.
The state has been closed for the past two months… READ MORE
Oregon’s coronavirus restrictions ruled ‘null and void’ after governor failed to get approval from legislature
A judge in Oregon on Monday ruled that Gov. Kate Brown’s coronavirus restrictions were “null and void” after the Democratic lawmaker failed to have her… READ MORE
Pelosi stresses urgency for next relief bill: Hunger, joblessness don’t ‘take a pause’
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Sunday stressed the urgency of passing the next coronavirus relief bill as Republicans suggest waiting to see how state reopenings… READ MORE
House reverses, but Senate to return despite COVID threat
House Democrats on Tuesday reversed course on plans to bring the chamber back into session next week as Senate Republicans vowed to return despite a… READ MORE