This in CNNMoney today. Jared Bernstein of OBAMA administration is trying to keep a brave face in the face of rising unemployment. http://money.cnn.com/video/new… It should be noted then when the commentator asks the question about the possibility of a second stimulus, the question goes unanswered. And now for the good news….there is none…Read More »
Q: How Can Governor Patrick Save 15,000 Jobs
A: Veto the Budget MassGOP Calls on Gov. Patrick to Veto Tax-Filled Budget, Relieve Burden on Families BOSTON – The MassGOP called on Governor Deval Patrick to veto the proposed state budget and save more than 15,000 jobs jeopardized by a slew of increased taxes. Such substantial taxes will cripple Massachusetts businesses…
The Mass. Package Stores Association said the higher levy could cost more than 3,000 jobs, while bringing in roughly 30 percent less in revenues than the Patrick administration estimated.
Current alcohol taxes average $8.88 per case of beer. The new tax would add an additional 6.25% tax at the retail level. As a retail tax, this tax…
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In 2006, Massachusetts lost 900 jobs in a single month! The MassDems were outraged and blamed 100% of the loss on Romney in the corner office, also saying it violated a campaign pledge. They must have forgotten about their veto proof majorities is both houses. According to the Dems, 100% of the blame lies squarely with the Governor.
CNNMoney reports today that the unemployment figure of 9.4% is higher than expected, but it not a accurate representation of how many folks are really out of work or are “underemployed”. I was aware that unemployment figures can only based on how many people are claiming benefits and is always understated for various reasons, but I had no idea by…Read More »