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Energy

Opinion: Will America’s Renewable Energy Policy Offshore U.S. Jobs?

As the Biden administration prepares to take office, there’s increasing momentum to expand America’s renewable energy sector. Many in Washington are looking to increase the deployment of solar panels throughout the United States. This is expected to be a leading part of the Biden “Build Back Better” agenda. However, unless Washington gets serious about tackling

Veterans

Wallet Hub: 2020’s Best & Worst Places for Veterans to Live

According to the Veterans Association, there are over 19.5 million veterans currently living in the U.S. These veterans often face a host of challenges when re-entering civilian life. Despite Uncle Sam’s promises to provide health care as well as housing, employment and educational assistance upon their return from service, some cannot secure healthcare, jobs or

State

September jobless rate rose, as more workers got back in labor force

Arizona’s unemployment rate bounced back up to 6.7% in September, but economists say there may actually be some positives behind what look like negative numbers at first glance. At least one of the reasons for the increased jobless rate is that more than 150,000 people returned to the labor force, which suggests that they are

National

President Trump takes questions on the economic recovery

During President Trump’s first three years in office, incomes for the average American family grew by $6,000–more than five times the gains seen during the entire Obama Administration. Then 9 months ago, the Coronavirus plague spread across the world. Despite gloomy predictions that the U.S. economy would see double-digit unemployment far into the future, America

Business

Pre-election economy: Unemployment falls, but hiring slows

The final jobs report before Election Day a month from now showed hiring slowed in September even as the U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.9% — a mixed result for President Donald Trump, who has staked his reelection in part on the economy. The Labor Department said Friday that employers added just 661,000 jobs last

State

Arizona Adds Nearly 80,000 Jobs In August, Unemployment Drops To 5.9%

Arizona’s economy posted strong gains in August, adding nearly 80,000 jobs over the month. The state’s unemployment rate dropped to 5.9%, down from 10.7% in July and lower than the U.S. overall rate of 8.4%. During August, the private sector in Arizona recorded a gain of 30,400 jobs, which is 12,200 more jobs than the

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