Tag "economy"

Jobs Number, Part 1: Transparency and Trends

The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its Employment Situation Report for February on March 10, showing a

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How to Report on Your State’s Economic Health

The U.S. economy as a whole grew a healthy 2.6 percent last year. While this headline

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Five Government Data Sources On the Labor, Employment And Economy Beat

If  you’re reporting on labor, employment or the economy, you’ll need numbers to tell your stories.

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The Business Profile Reconsidered

It’s tempting, I’ll admit it – churning out the business profile. The itch surfaces on the

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Must Read Money Stories for Monday, April 18

Housing Gaining Speed For the U.S. housing market, signs of health and continued progress are abound,

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Transportation and Money: How To Cover Your Community’s TIGER Grants

Have you noticed new transit projects like streetcars and bike lanes in your area? They may

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Beyond The Fiscal Data: Covering Economic Anxiety

Marketplace, the public radio program, discovered something alarming in the nation’s economic data. All the numbers

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Transportation and Money: North Dakota Gets The Next New Airport

The city of Williston, North Dakota, has been awarded a $27 million Airport Improvement Program (AIP)

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Transportation and Money: Story Ideas In Airport Runway Projects

Airport planners are always looking to the future to see how they can improve operations. But

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Five Tips On Covering Restaurant And Retail Worker Wage Strikes

Have you read about the growing number of fast food workers going on strike for $15

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