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  • Regional & State Employment & Unemployment Summary September 2014
    Regional & State Employment & Unemployment Summary September 2014
    Today the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during September 2014. Each month this government agency reports on each state's...
  • Ebola virus as ugly as it's symptoms
    Ebola virus as ugly as it's symptoms
    Unless you’re living under a rock (or maybe a cave), you’ve undoubtedly heard about the Ebola virus that is causing a global pandemic. Unfortunately this is no laughing matter, and as of yesterday there are two confirmed cases in the...
  • August Unemployment Report Unchanged
    Government Reports Unemployment Unchanged in August
    Earlier this week the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during August 2014. Each month this government agency reports on each state&...
  • Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary July 2014
    Monthly Regional and State Employment Report for July
    Yesterday the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during July 2014. Each month this government agency reports on each state's...
  • Will Raising the Federal minimum Wage Help Us?
    Will Raising the Federal minimum Wage Help Us?
    During the Great Recession the nation lost 8.7 million jobs between December 2007 to June 2009. Since that time those jobs have come back. It is no strange oddity that if the jobs are back why have the good times not returned? The trouble is that...
  • Target leaves door open to hackers
    Target shoots themselves in the foot
    Executive vice president of Target posted on the company’s blog that, “It is our belief that everyone should be treated equally under the law, and that includes rights we believe individuals should have related to marriage.”Since...
  • Panel on Medicaid expansion
    Forecasting the future of Medicaid expansion
    Attention baby boomers and senior citizens: Did you know that it’s been four years since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare was passed? And after all the town hall protests, Tea Party denunciations, Supreme Court...
  • TED Report
    Best and Worst States for Unemployment
    Earlier this week the United States Department of Labor, released a report on Unemployment in the States for June 2014. Nationally during the month of June unemployment across the United States came in at an average of 6.1%. There were 25 states...
  • BLS Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary
    Labor Department Releases Report on State Unemployment
    Yesterday the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during May 2014. Each month this government agency reports on each state's...
  • BLS Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary May 17, 2014
    April Hiring Improved with Unemployment Down
    Yesterday the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during April 2014. Each month this government agency reports on each state's...
  • BLS Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary
    Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary March 2014
    Last Friday the Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the Regional and State Employment and Unemployment Summary on national data collected during March 2014. Each month this government agency reports on each state's...
  • States revolt against Zohydro
    States revolt against potent new painkiller
    The war on drugs is about to become even more challenging, thanks to a new potent painkiller on the market that prompted Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin on Thursday to issue an emergency order to make it more difficult for doctors to prescribe the new...
  • health care
    Health Care income cut off varies widely by state
    In the state of New York, a family of 4 can make up to $95,400 annually and still qualify its children for comprehensive health coverage, while families in Arizona must make less than $33,400 to qualify their children, according to a PointCare...
  • Top 10 States for Retirement
    Top 10 States for Retirement
    As the American population grows older, many baby boomers are forced to consider the ideal location for retirement. Factors that weigh into this thought process include weather, accessibility, cost of living, and sense of community.Many seniors...
  • California six states? Plan to split California into six states gains traction
    California six states? Plan to split California into six states gains traction
    California could soon become a total of six states, if a billionaire venture capitalist from Silicon Valley has his way, reports the AFP via Yahoo! News on Friday.Tim Draper's “Six Californias” proposal would seek to split up our...