November 7, 2011 - 3:45pm
Mitch McConnell talks about the 1.5 million jobs lost since President Obama's inauguration and he shamelessly says the stimulus didn't work. What he doesn't tell you are that more Americans are working than when Obama took office or that without the stimulus, unemployment would be over 11% instead of stubbornly hovering about 9.1%.
Mitch McConnell said this week that America has lost 1.5 million jobs since the first stimulus bill was passed. That is not true.A little over a month ago, this nation began a long overdue discussion about jobs and the crisis of unemployment for the first time in over two years. But since we have...
September 30, 2011 - 8:00am
Local news for Sept. 30, 2011
"Gov. Steve Beshear frequently credits himself with creating or retaining more than 19,500 Kentucky jobs, but some of those jobs don’t exist.
August 9, 2011 - 8:00am
Citizens will take to the streets Wednesday in Louisville, Lexington, and Jeffersonville, Indiana to tell Senators Mitch McConnell and Rand Paul, and Representatives John Yarmuth, Ben Chandler, Todd Young that what America needs now is jobs, not cuts.
August 8, 2011 - 9:44am
The worst thing about the collapsing stock market is that stock prices are leading indicators of economic performance. Employment is a lagging indicator. That means we're likely in for more trouble, and lots of it.
Find the rally nearest youThousands of Americans will rally for jobs in some 150 American cities Wednesday, including Louisville, imploring lawmakers to focus on jobs, not cuts. The timing could not be more critical.
June 22, 2011 - 9:03am
Sources are telling Louisville.com that 50 employees have been laid off at the Louisville Courier Journal, in what seems to be a nationwide two percent staff reduction by the Courier's parent company Gannett.
Sources are telling Louisville.com that 36 employees have been laid off at the Louisville Courier Journal, in what seems to be a nationwide two percent staff reduction by the Courier's parent company Gannett.Sources tell Louisville.com that some of the cuts are coming from the the weekly...