Senate Republicans failed to generate the votes to kill a bipartisan bill to extend long-term unemployment insurance by three months. The filibuster by some Senate Republicans to the extension fell by a vote of 60-37 Tuesday morning.
Minimum wage workers have something to smile about in the New Year, a pay increase. The increase will benefit an estimated 416,000 low-wage workers in Florida, boosting their pay rate by 14 cents an hour.
Charles Dickens’ famous line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” succinctly sums up the difference between workers and corporations as 2014 begins.
In the last month, the price at the pump across the state has increased more than a dime in some areas.
Most Americans can deal with a shortage of different items, but the latest warning from economists on a shortage could lead to some mass spread whining.
As lawmakers continue to debate a possible expansion of gambling in Florida; a major study has found that a gambling expansion wouldn’t have much of an impact on the economy or Florida society.
Workers in their 40s and 50s don’t have a lot of time left to secure their financial future, and there are several common mistakes that often threaten their dreams.
As the Republican-led government shutdown continues, the approaching debt limit and a possible debt default continues to grow larger on the horizon.
As Republicans continue to hold the U.S. government and economy hostage to achieve policy goals; consumer confidence in the U.S. is dropping at a rate not seen since Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008.
“A financial crisis and recession that could echo the events of 2008 or worse.” That’s the dire warning the Treasury Department issued Thursday about the possibility the GOP forced government shutdown could tumble into a debt default by the United States.