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September 4, 2015

The Bureau of Labor Statistics today released its employment situation summary for August, reporting total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 173,000 for the month -- below the consensus estimate of 223,000 jobs -- while the...

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Employment, Unemployment, Economy, Economic Growth
August 28, 2015

The latest GDP estimate from the Bureau of Economic Analysis reports that GDP rose 3.7 percent, up from the previous estimate's 2.3 percent increase.

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The Top Line, GDP, Economy
August 27, 2015
It’s that time of year again: back to school. Just as children across the country head back to the classroom, federal lawmakers return to Washington to get back to work. While the list of congressional “assignments” for the fall is quite long, a measure affecting all students should be at the...
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Elementary and Secondary Education Act, ESEA, Education
August 19, 2015

The presidents of Business Roundtable, National Association of Manufacturers and U.S. Chamber of Commerce respond to an Aug. 12 New York Times editorial, "Keep the Tax on High-End Health Plans...

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Cadillac tax, employer-sponsored health care, health care
August 7, 2015

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today that U.S. economy added 215,000 jobs in July while the unemployment rate held steady at 5.3 percent. For more information see The Top Line below. 

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