V HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut’s labor force is showing steep declines, alarming some economists. The labor force contracted in each of the last six months of 2012. Federal statistics show that between 2010 and […]
Connecticut’s unemployment rate dropped to 8.6% in December, but figures released by the Department of Labor also show a net loss of 1,800 jobs for the month. During 2012, the state gained jobs in five months, lost jobs in five months, and was steady once — and showed a loss of 100 jobs for the full year,
The State Labor Department says unemployment in Connecticut dropped two-tenths of a percent last month, to 8.8 percent
After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Connecticut’s unemployment rate ticked up slightly in October, returning to 9 percent after falling below that threshold in the summer.
There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.
In no time, conservatives will be trying to hold back the smirks as these liberals slowly but surely realize what they’ve done to our country.
Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.
After two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.
Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.