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The housing sector continues with its peaks and valleys this year as it tries to regain its footing. The Census Bureau reported today that June New Home Sales declined by 8.1% from May to an annual rate of 406,000, well below the 475,000 expected. 195 more words

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Republican Senator Susan Collins has a dirty secret.

Collins voted to shut down the government over Obamacare. Twice. She voted against raising the minimum wage and the Paycheck Fairness Act but supports building the Keystone XL Pipeline and spying on Americans without a warrant. 328 more words

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US - 74 percent of STEM grads are not employed in STEM occupations finds Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau reported today that 74 percent of those who have a bachelor’s degree in science, technology, engineering and math — commonly referred to as STEM — are not employed in STEM occupations. 208 more words

Employment

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Time for the DOJ to deal with this nonsense! old outdated complicit relationships that need to change

It is time to take Republicans onto the floor of Congress and wipe up the floor with their ideologies. 1,096 more words

United States

As the Nation Ages, Seven States Become Younger, Census Bureau Reports

The median age declined in seven states between 2012 and 2013, including five in the Great Plains, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released today. In contrast, the median age for the U.S. 1,474 more words

California

A Survey of the Current Population

I have officially been unemployed for a month and three days.  I’m a one in that number of those seeking unemployment benefits in the month of July, a number widely used to gauge the health or improvement in the US economy.  947 more words

Please Count Me

Please Count Me is an interesting cause. Up until last week I hadn’t really thought of the Bureau of Labor Statistics for any reason. Greg  Olson… 210 more words

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