Topic: North Dakota
Since reaching a low last December, US private-sector employment has grown by 763,000 jobs, the Labor Department reported Friday. But some states are better at creating new jobs than others. For example: While California has created lots of jobs, its performance relative to its size is only middling. Here are the Top 5 job-creating states when their size is taken into account (click on the right arrow to see the next state):
09/03/2010 05:10 pm
Many more Democratic House seats than Republican ones are vulnerable this year. Republicans are targeting the Democrats' freshman class, plus some veteran lawmakers.
09/03/2010 03:51 pm
A Christian Science perspective.
09/01/2010 09:35 am
Republicans are almost sure to pick up seats after the 2010 Senate races are over. But they also have an outside shot at retaking the majority in the upper chamber.
08/26/2010 01:30 pm
Credit card debt for bank-issued credit cards — like those with a MasterCard or Visa logo — fell to $4,951 on average in the three months ended June 30, down more than 13 percent from $5,719 in the same period a year ago, according to TransUnion.
08/25/2010 02:29 pm
Two farms that recalled 450 million potentially-tainted eggs have links to an Iowa businessman reported to have been cited for 'numerous health, safety, and employment violations.'
08/22/2010 12:59 pm
Egg recall brands now include Hillandale Farms, Sunny Farms, Sunny Meadow, Wholesome Farms, and West Creek.
08/21/2010 05:22 pm
Midterm elections are historically difficult for the president's party. With the economy in trouble, this year will likely be no different for Democrats – but it might not be as bad as it could be.
07/30/2010 12:35 pm
Many Republican and Democratic lawmakers say the economy is still too fragile to let the Bush tax cuts expire this year. President Obama, however, pledged to end tax cuts for anyone earning $250,000 or more.
07/29/2010 08:21 pm
While Senate pushes unemployment extension, federal data shows more North Dakotans hold jobs than ever before. Alaska is also near its record.
07/20/2010 07:36 pm