Pennsylvania’s jobless rate fell by three-tenths of a percentage point in November for the second straight month, even as payrolls remained static.
The invited guests lined up early at US Steel’s Irvin Plant, nearly three hours before the event, which was inside but still chilly.
With a stroke of his pen, President Barack Obama has created a new savings plan designed for Americans who don’t have workplace retirement plans.
President Barack Obama is scheduled to travel to Pittsburgh next week.
Once a month PA State Senator Pat Toomey joins the Mike Pintek show to discuss the hot topics in our state. This interview brought up the subjects of Obamacare and raising the minimum wage.
More than one million unemployed Americans lost their benefits Saturday as the Federal Emergency Unemployment Compensation program expired.
The unemployment rate fell nationally last month, but not as much as some had hoped.
Unemployment has gone down in Pennsylvania, making it lower than the national average.
Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate declined slightly last month, but remains above the national rate.
Gov. Tom Corbett says his comments about job applicants failing drug tests were taken out of context by his political opponents.
Democrats are pouring criticism on Gov. Tom Corbett for suggesting that Pennsylvania’s sluggish job growth stems partly from too many applicants being unable to pass a drug test.
Thousands of people who have come to depend on the film industry for their livelihoods are now unemployed.
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.
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.
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.