By Brian Hughes | 01/31/14 07:50 AM
President Obama will gather at the White House Friday with CEOs from some of the nation's largest companies to press forward on a State of the Union pitch to mitigate discrimination against the long-term unemployed. White House officials, previewing the meeting, said Obama would announce that...
By David Freddoso | 01/29/14 11:05 PM
Earlier this month, I wrote about how North Carolina cut off its extended unemployment benefits in July, only to see its job market take off in the months afterward. As the new Labor Department state employment data from last week reaffirm, the cuts don't seem to have hurt the state's economy at...
By Cal Thomas | 01/29/14 06:25 PM
Suppose a president of the United States delivered a State of the Union address and nobody cared? Isn’t that what happened Tuesday night when the increasingly irrelevant — and, yes, boring Barack Obama — droned on about predictable things in a predictable way? We have been forced to listen...
01/29/14 05:32 PM
Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., blames Republicans for the gridlock in extending unemployment insurance.
By Paul Bedard | 01/29/14 05:21 PM
President Obama's 43-point State of the Union speech and second term agenda laid out to Congress on Tuesday will cost taxpayers nearly $40 billion more annually if fully implemented with over half -- $20.2 billion -- just to reform immigration, according to the National Taxpayers Union...
By Martha Irvine | 01/28/14 09:23 AM
Down the road from an emergency food pantry where a small crowd waits for the chance to gather free groceries, there is a church sign that reads: "If you need help, ask God. If you don't, thank God."
By Associated Press | 01/28/14 09:20 AM
Gov. Maggie Hassan is going to be talking about a New Hampshire program that helps jobless workers continue to get unemployment benefits while they start their own businesses.
By Associated Press | 01/28/14 09:02 AM
North Carolina's unemployment rate is being announced for the first time since Gov. Pat McCrory started taking credit for an economic comeback he says resulted from Republican tax cuts and fewer business regulations.
By Joseph Lawler | 01/27/14 07:07 PM
President Obama is expected to enlist the aid of major U.S. corporations in fighting long-term joblessness in an announcement in his State of the Union address Tuesday evening. Xerox, Lockheed Martin and Procter & Gamble confirmed that they are among large companies participating in a...
By Associated Press | 01/27/14 10:36 AM
Businesses expect their companies to perform better this year but that optimism still isn't translating into a push to hire more workers, according to a new survey from the National Association for Business Economics. Of the 64 members who responded to NABE's January survey, most said they saw...
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