President Barack Obama inherited one of the most depressed housing markets in U.S. history especially in Florida. As he starts his re-election campaign, Floridians are saying he still hasn’t done enough to help them or punish Wall Street.
South Florida’s lifeblood is the tourism industry, with foreign tourists making up a large portion of the travelers. That’s why France’s election and a new sentiment popping up in Europe could impact South Florida and both political parties in the United States.
If being out of a job isn’t bad enough, Florida’s unemployed workers are about to get some more bad news.
The 2012 general election is still in the early stages, but if the last 48 hours are indication; the election promises to be an especially brutal partisan fight between President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
The Great Recession has taken a large toll on the Florida workforce, even after the recession technically ended.
President Barack Obama is set to deliver arguably the most important State of the Union address of his presidency Tuesday night as he seeks to frame the 2012 presidential election on his terms.
The foreclosure crisis crippled South Florida and created a backlog in the court system; and even though the overall economy is improving, the housing market remains in limbo.
Florida is touting the new jobs it created Friday after a positive unemployment report. But based on numbers from all W-2’s filed in the country, the wages simply aren’t keeping up.
The toll the Great Recession has taken on America has been shown through jobless numbers, excessive CEO pay, and other methods. But, it’s taking a growing toll on the standard of living in the United States.
With the Great Recession showing no signs of letting up, the job market continues to suffer. It’s making getting a job even more difficult, especially for people who may be homeless without access to better their lives before an interview.