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March 5, 2022

Last month, U.S. employers added 678,000 jobs, which is the largest gain since last July. According to data, the unemployment rate fell to 3.8% last month, from 4% in January and job gains for December and January were also revised up by a total of 92,000 jobs. Nela Richardson, the chief economist for the payroll […]

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul made her first State of the State address last night. Hochul outlined a plan that includes more than $2 billion in tax cuts for middle-class taxpayers and small business owners as well as a $10 billion investment in the state’s healthcare system and workers to help alleviate the current staffing […]

According to Century Foundation, about 7.5 million workers on pandemic-era unemployment benefits will be cut off when extra benefits expire on September 6th. Critics of pandemic aid have say the benefits, have kept people from accepting new jobs that would jumpstart the economy. But, research also shows that financial assistance hasn’t kept people from taking […]

India is currently facing an out-of-control coronavirus wave. Thousands of people are dying, some in the streets, every single day. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hesitant to put his economy through another round of turmoil. Regardless of the Prime Minister’s hesitancy, India’s economy may crash anyways. India is the second-largest global exporter of leather and […]

Okonjo-Iweala has spent most of her career as an economist and as the finance minister for Nigeria, but now that the candidate from South Korea has dropped out of the race, she is slated to become the worlds first Black woman to become president of the World Trade Organization. At first, the South Korean Trade […]

While holiday shoppers traditionally get the majority of their shopping done on Black Friday, Small Business Saturday sometimes gets overlooked. This year, more than ever, small businesses across the nation need support from shoppers in their communities. Brighton’s Cooks World is a great example of one of these local retailers that are depending on the […]

President-In-Waiting Joe Biden is a voice of calm and reason, in an era or chaos and lies. Biden addressed the Nation late Friday night, as ballots counting continued in four battleground states. In stark contrast to #45, Biden’s speech celebrated the democratic process of counting every vote. He acknowledge his growing lead in Georgia, Arizona, […]

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October 31, 2020

Monroe County has reported 136 new coronavirus cases, which is the highest number since the pandemic began back in March. Public Health Commissioner Dr. Michael Mendoza gave a statement, saying: “Our contact tracing is revealing several concerning trends. We are finding more small and large gatherings where attendees are not observing essential precautions including social […]

Mark Cuban has spoke up and really thinks that Americans should be getting a $1000 check every two weeks until December for pandemic assistance. The billionaire thinks that Americans need this help now as much as they did when the pandemic began. He also has observed a “two-economy” system, where some can pay their bills […]

Right now, there are millions of Americans on unemployment due to the pandemic. That extra $600 / week has been helping many people keep their homes and lifestyles while being forced to wait out the pandemic. The extra money even helped those who wouldn’t normally be eligible for benefits like independent contractors and small business […]

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