Posts Tagged ‘ Jobs ’

Portman Refuses One Billion Dollars For Ohio

October 14, 2011

When Ohio Senator Rob Portman voted against Obama’s “American Jobs Act” he voted against the self interest of the people he represents. Ohio’s share of the act would have been one billion dollars which would have created at least 13,000 jobs. Yet Portman states that Ohio jobs are his number one priority. This from...

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Huge Corporate Profits, But Where are the “Job Creator’s?” (Video Included)

August 4, 2011

As we all know Obama signed a bill this week to raise the debt ceiling. It includes cuts that will affect the middle class and the poor, but asks nothing of richer Americans and corporations. The Republican mantra has been that we don’t want to hurt the “job creator’s.” The Daily Show – Armadebtdon...

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Employment is Up, But Jobs Don’t Meet Basic Needs

April 1, 2011
Employment is Up, But Jobs Don’t Meet Basic Needs

Today in the Economy section of the New York Times were two articles that highlight the paradox the U.S. economy continues to face. The first is titled, Job Growth Suggests Resilience of U.S. Recovery. The Department of Labor reported that in March the work force gained 190,000 jobs. Many economists, while still wary that...

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  • Charities transform lost items into gifts for needy
    Among the hats, coats and gloves donated to charities this holiday season are lots of hats, coats and gloves given, well, by accident. […]
  • Woman who stole from blind group enters diversion program
    A Westerville woman has been placed on diversion and has paid restitution for stealing more than $25,000 while working as an administrative assistant for the American Council of the Blind of Ohio. […]
  • Veteran pilot dies after crashing plane in Union County
    MARYSVILLE, Ohio — An experienced military pilot who was a veteran of combat missions in Iraq and Afghanistan died yesterday after crashing his plane near the runway of the Union County Airport during an aerobatic maneuver. […]
  • Mayor’s ex-wife gets 10 days in jail
    Frankie Coleman, the ex-wife of Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, was sentenced yesterday to 10 days in jail, fined $575 and placed on probation for three years after pleading guilty to driving while intoxicated. […]
  • Praise flows for Franklinton mission’s Pastor Joe
    The Rev. Joe Johnson was a bit irritated that The Dispatch wanted to publish a story about him. “I’m not a bragger,” he said. And, he noted, he was already in the newspaper, “about 50 years ago." Then, after consenting to an interview, the pastor scolded Inner City Ministries volunteer Jeff Baker for saying too many nice things about him. […]

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