August Job Report Shows No Growth
On Friday, the Department of Labor released the August jobs report showing no net new jobs for the month. The Department revised the July report to decrease to 85,000 the number of net new jobs reported as opposed to the original 117,000 figure. The unemployment rate remained unchanged from July at 9.1 percent with the total number of unemployed workers remaining 14 million.
Obama Rejects New EPA Air Rule
On Friday, President Obama directed the EPA to abandon its proposed new rules that would lower the nation’s air quality standards from 75 parts perRead More