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Big Bang Theory for Highway Grants

John Latta - Nov 27, 2012

Big Bang Theory for Highway Grants

Give a state a fish… no wait.  Teach a state to fish. Consider this: for every dollar in federal highway grants received by a state, that state’s GSP (gross state product) rises by at least two dollars. That’s in good ...

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39K jobs added in November; 9.8 percent unemployment

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Dec 03, 2010

Just as the Federal Reserve decides to add more money into the economy to stimulate growth, unemployment rates rose unexpectedly as employers added fewer jobs in November than originally forecast, according to a Bloomberg News report. However, the news agency surveyed ...

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Fed ready to stimulate economy more, Bernanke says

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Oct 15, 2010

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke on Oct. 15, made a case for the central bank to take further action to bolster growth, citing the risks of prolonged high unemployment and a U.S. economy slipping into a deflationary ...

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Financial District: State and Local Coffers Taking Major Hits

Brooke Wisdom - Nov 01, 2009

Slumping tax receipts threaten existing programs and future plans. Scary state tax collection shortfalls may influence the creation some of the machinery of any new reauthorization bill. States facing almost unprecedented income shortages are getting worried that they may be unable ...

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