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More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

More States Enforce Food Stamp Work Requirements

Food stamp work requirements will be reinstated in 17 states. ...

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The Envelope, Please — And A Living Wage, Too

The Envelope, Please — And A Living Wage, Too

If you really want to help workers, let them organize. ...

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More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

More Data Rebut GOP Attacks On Minimum Wage

The Labor of Department released data to dispute the idea that increases in minimum wage would lead to a loss of jobs. ...

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U.S. Inflation Falls For First Time In Over A Year

U.S. Inflation Falls For First Time In Over A Year

Washington (AFP) -- Consumer prices in the United States fell in August for the first time in more than a year, dragged lower by declines in energy, the Labor Department reported ...

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Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Report: Climate Change Action Is Good For The Economy

Another study has found that mitigating climate change not only helps the environment, but is actually beneficial for the economy. The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate ...

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Eyeing Revenue, States Try To Predict Billionaires’ Moves

Eyeing Revenue, States Try To Predict Billionaires’ Moves

By Elaine S. Povich, Stateline.org WASHINGTON -- The wealthiest Americans can move markets at home and abroad with their business decisions. When they sell massive quantities of s ...

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Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

Poverty Rate Slips, But Median Income Remains Flat

By Jim Puzzanghera and Don Lee, Los Angeles Times The nation's poverty rate dropped last year for the first time since 2006, but the typical household income barely budged in a si ...

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Fed To Tweak Message In Policy Meeting: Analysts

Fed To Tweak Message In Policy Meeting: Analysts

Washington (AFP) -- The Federal Reserve is expected to maintain its slow march toward a normal monetary stance in its policy meeting Tuesday and Wednesday. But a small, key adjust ...

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Big Business Should Be Saying Thanks To Obama

Big Business Should Be Saying Thanks To Obama

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times It was widely noticed two weeks ago that the Standard & Poor's 500 index, the most important stock market indicator, had hit a milestone ...

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International Energy Agency Slashes Oil Demand Outlook

International Energy Agency Slashes Oil Demand Outlook

Paris (AFP) - The oil market has lost pace because of weak growth in Europe and slowdown in China, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Thursday, cutting its estimates fo ...

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