EPA Unilaterally Imposes Sweeping Carbon Regulations On Power Industry

EPA Unilaterally Imposes Sweeping Carbon Regulations On Power Industry

Washington, DC…President Obama announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan yesterday, which will cut U.S. carbon pollution from the power sector by 870 million tons, or 32 percent below 2005 levels, in 2030. Power plants are the largest drivers of climate change in the United States, accounting for roughly one-third of all […]

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market ~ Pew Research

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market ~ Pew Research

Washington, DC…Five years into the economic recovery, things are looking up for young adults in the U.S. labor market. Unemployment is down, full-time work is up and wages have modestly rebounded. But, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, these improvements in the labor market have not led to […]

Lowest Initial Jobless Claims Since November, 1973

Lowest Initial Jobless Claims Since November, 1973

Washington, DC…In the week ending July 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 255,000, a decrease of 26,000 from the previous week’s unrevised level of 281,000. This is the lowest level for initial claims since November 24, 1973 when it was 233,000. The 4-week moving average was 278,500, a decrease of 4,000 […]

US Labor Secretary Perez on December employment numbers

US Labor Secretary Perez on December employment numbers

Washington, DC…U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the December 2014 Employment Situation report released today: “The U.S. economy closed out the year on a continued hot streak – 252,000 new jobs, with the unemployment rate falling to 5.6 percent. December was the 58th consecutive month of private sector job […]

Two Pharmacists Charged with 25 Murders in Seven States

Two Pharmacists Charged with 25 Murders in Seven States

Washington, DC…(Dec.17) A 131-count criminal indictment was unsealed today in Boston in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, the Justice Department announced. Barry J. Cadden, owner and head pharmacist of New England Compounding Center (NECC) and NECC’s supervisory pharmacist Glenn A. Chin were charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder in Florida, Indiana, […]

G20 Wraps Up With Agreements On Tax Avoidence, Climate & Energy Policy, Infrastructure & Economy Goals. ~By John Hamilton

G20 Wraps Up With Agreements On Tax Avoidence, Climate & Energy Policy, Infrastructure & Economy Goals. ~By John Hamilton

Brisbane, AU…The G20 meetings have wrapped up and the world leaders representing 85-90% of the world’s economic output are jetting home. Since official communication has to be vetted by many parties the releases on various topics will always be quite bland from summits such as this. Behind the wording of the beige pronouncements was real […]

Postal Service to deliver packages seven days a week during holidays

Postal Service to deliver packages seven days a week during holidays

Washington, DC…The Postal Service kicked off the holiday shipping season today by announcing that it will be delivering packages seven days a week in major cities and high volume areas starting Nov. 17 through Christmas Day in response to expected double-digit package volume growth. smiles“The Postal Service will be out making deliveries every single day […]

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