Tag: Economy

Stimulus List Outlined

This is the lastest list as of February 6, 2009 of what is actually IN the simulus package. MORE THAN $43 BILLION IN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS $27 BILLION FOR HIGHWAY, ROAD AND BRIDGE INVESTMENTS $8.4 BILLION FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT INVESTMENT $2 BILLION FOR HIGH SPEED RAIL $1.3 BILLION FOR FAA AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT […]

Indiana expands unemployment

INDIANAPOLIS — The state will provide computers and training to libraries, churches and community organizations to help the unemployed apply for benefits. State officials said it could help reduce long lines at unemployment offices and cut down on the number of mistakes by people applying online. “We’re going work with all the faith-based and community-based […]

The great depression

The Great Depression was an economic slump in North America, Europe, and other industrialized areas of the world that began in 1929 and lasted until about 1939. It was the longest and most severe depression ever experienced by the industrialized Western world. Though the U.S. economy had gone into depression six months earlier, the Great […]

News and Opinions

Recently I have been upgrading my blog for the new year. I have changed the template and revamped to a more appealing and simple to use political news and opinion blog. I am by far a professional of international news, economy, or government, but do have a voice and enjoy when others join in with […]

Tell me your story

The world we live in has changed so much, its not at all what we are used to seeing. There has been major familiar businesses and small local businesses closing down. One recent is Circuit City.  In and around my old neighborhood little shops that once were full of patrons are now empty with signs stated […]

Foreclosures up by 81% in U.S.

Home is going to have to be where the heart is as there wont be any other place to live. Foreclosures rose 81% in 2008, ensnaring 2.3 million U.S. households during the year, according to RealtyTrac Inc. data released today. Advertisement The Irvine, Calif.-based foreclosure Web site said December filings rose 17% from November and […]

Massive Tax Cuts

Breaks for workers and businesses, energy and road and school construction. Obama is meeting with top legislators from both parties including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., as well as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio. Obama is also planning to deliver […]