Tag Archives: job creation

U.S. Jobs Growing, but Most Will Pay $15 or Less

Posted at http://www.chn.org/2015/12/14/u-s-jobs-growing-but-most-will-pay-15-or-less/#.Vm9AekorIdU By Andrew Yarrow December 14, 2015 This post was originally published by the San Francisco Chronicle on December 13, 2015.  The federal government issued new projections last week about the kinds of jobs that will be created over the next … Continue reading

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Top 10 Solutions to Cut Poverty and Grow the Middle Class

Posted at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2014/09/17/top-10-solutions-cut-poverty-and-grow-middle-class Published on Wednesday, September 17, 2014 By TalkPoverty.org By Rebecca Vallas, Melissa Boteach Yesterday (September 16), the U.S. Census Bureau released its annual figures on income, poverty, and health insurance. It revealed that four years into the economic … Continue reading

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Request the Highest Possible Level for HUD

From Housing Alliance of Pennsylvania (http://www.housingalliancepa.org/): The T(ransportation)HUD allocation uniquely promotes the well-being of our home communities by providing essential seed capital and program funding that enables public and private partners to build critical transportation infrastructure, spur economic development in … Continue reading

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Listen to Main Street in Federal Tax Debate

From Keystone Research Center (http://www.keystoneresearch.org): You hear about small business quite a bit in the debate over extending federal tax cuts for upper income earners, even though the vast majority of small business owners do not benefit from those top … Continue reading

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Sign the Letter: We Need Jobs, Not Cuts

From The 99 Uniting (http://99uniting.org/): Last week the American people went to the polls and made our voices heard. We voted to put people back to work and rebuild the middle class. We elected leaders who will fight for working … Continue reading

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Prevent Cuts to the Military to Save Jobs?

From the National Priorities Project (http://www.nationalpriorities.org): In a YouTube video Budget Brief – Jobs and the Pentagon (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DR1y2qVRqPc&list=UUdsqPFDeVAPK0eVqfAZmbnw&index=1&feature=plcp), Chris Hellman explains the relationship between military spending and job creation. And on the blog, he explained how projected cuts affect social … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Pass the American Jobs Act

From Half in Ten (http://halfinten.org/):   Earlier this month, President Barack Obama laid out his plan to put America back to work—the American Jobs Act. Tell Congress to pass it now at http://www2.americanprogress.org/p/dia/action/public/?action_KEY=167!   Earlier this month, two contributors to … Continue reading

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Urge Congress to Pass the American Jobs Act

From Interfaith Worker Justice (http://www.iwj.org):   America’s unemployed need good jobs so they can feed their families – and the taxes they will pay with the money they earn will help restore the economy of this nation. It is morally … Continue reading

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Marcellus Shale Boom Adds Less Than 10,000 PA Jobs

From Keystone Research Center (http://www.keystoneresearch.org):   Industry has yielded job growth but impacts are vastly overstated by some   HARRISBURG, PA (June 21, 2011) — Between late 2007 and 2010, the Marcellus Shale boom created fewer than 10,000 new jobs … Continue reading

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Half in Ten Poll Reveals Support for Human Needs Programs Aiding Low Income Americans

From Half in Ten (http://halfinten.org/):   New poll results reveal that American voters are united in both their support for important human needs and job creation programs and in their rejection of the argument that cutting such programs is a … Continue reading

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