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STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: State gets jobs back
By Don Davis
Minnesota regained 1,200 jobs in August, pushing the state past the high mark it reached before the recession.
The Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development announced Th... Posted on 9/19/13 at 6:05 PM
GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. (AP) — President Barack Obama used a Minnesota visit Friday to tout a new initiative to connect veterans with jobs, saying that many private employers could benefit from skills veterans gained through their military service.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy grew more slowly in the first three months of this year. Governments spent less, and businesses cut back on investment. But consumers spent at the fastest pace in more than a year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve will have plenty to say about the economy Wednesday, when its two-day policy meeting ends with a statement, updated forecasts and Chairman Ben Bernanke's latest news conference.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama travels Wednesday to two Midwestern states, Ohio and Michigan, to highlight his economic policies and place them in pointed contrast to the sharp budget-cutting proposals of House Republicans — and, by extension, his likely opponent in November, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since the Federal Reserve's policymakers last met in January, the job market has shown more muscle. Employers have hired more than a half million people. The unemployment rate is down.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added 227,000 jobs in February to complete three of the best months of hiring since the recession ended. The unemployment rate was unchanged, largely because more people streamed into the work force.
Unemployment rates fell in three-quarters of large U.S. cities in November. The second straight month of declines for most major markets suggests the modest improvement in the job market is widespread.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Little economic growth is expected over the next several months in nine Midwest and Plains states because problems in the global economy are slowing business in the region, according to a new survey released Tuesday.
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