The effect of President Trump's Paycheck Protection Program are producing positively for American workers.
The United States economy added 4.8 million jobs in June. This includes 356,000 manufacturing jobs and 158,000 construction jobs. Clearly, this isn't just restaurants and retail re-opening.
The Labor Participation Rate increased .7% to 61.5% and wages increased 5% year over year in June.
Demographically, the June jobs report showed an added 404,000 for Black Americans, dropping the Black unemployment rate by 1.4%. Hispanic Americans fared better, with 1.47 million jobs added and Hispanic unemployment falling 3.1%. Women also saw unemployment fall 2.8%.
Sunday, July 5, 2020
Thursday, July 2, 2020
Club for Growth Action launched a TV ad "We Lose" to push back against the efforts of the Lincoln Project. If you've not heard of the Lincoln Project, its a group founded largely by failed political consultants associated with the losing McCain and Romney campaigns who are attempting to prop up Joe Biden by tearing down Donald Trump.
Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Today, The United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) enters into force, replacing the decades-old Clinton-era NAFTA.
Tuesday, June 30, 2020
The U.S. Census Bureau has a handy mapping tool where you can view many different layers of data relative to response rates. As of June 30, Pennsylvania currently had a 65% response rate. Unfortunately for Northeastern Pennsylvania, our response rate is far behind the Southeast. So, for all of you who bellyache over Southeastern Pennsylvania getting the lion's share of Pennsylvania's funding, now's your chance to help claim your fair share!