US Labor Secretary Perez on December employment numbers

US Labor Secretary Perez on December employment numbers

Washington, DC…U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez issued the following statement about the December 2014 Employment Situation report released today: “The U.S. economy closed out the year on a continued hot streak – 252,000 new jobs, with the unemployment rate falling to 5.6 percent. December was the 58th consecutive month of private sector job […]

Two Pharmacists Charged with 25 Murders in Seven States

Two Pharmacists Charged with 25 Murders in Seven States

Washington, DC…(Dec.17) A 131-count criminal indictment was unsealed today in Boston in connection with the 2012 nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak, the Justice Department announced. Barry J. Cadden, owner and head pharmacist of New England Compounding Center (NECC) and NECC’s supervisory pharmacist Glenn A. Chin were charged with 25 acts of second-degree murder in Florida, Indiana, […]

President Obama’s Address On Immigration

President Obama’s Address On Immigration

Washington, DC…:My fellow Americans, tonight, I’d like to talk with you about immigration. For more than 200 years, our tradition of welcoming immigrants from around the world has given us a tremendous advantage over other nations. It’s kept us youthful, dynamic, and entrepreneurial. It has shaped our character as a people with limitless possibilities –- […]

G20 Wraps Up With Agreements On Tax Avoidence, Climate & Energy Policy, Infrastructure & Economy Goals. ~By John Hamilton

G20 Wraps Up With Agreements On Tax Avoidence, Climate & Energy Policy, Infrastructure & Economy Goals. ~By John Hamilton

Brisbane, AU…The G20 meetings have wrapped up and the world leaders representing 85-90% of the world’s economic output are jetting home. Since official communication has to be vetted by many parties the releases on various topics will always be quite bland from summits such as this. Behind the wording of the beige pronouncements was real […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Open Enrollment Starts Today

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. Over the past year, more than 10 million Americans have gained the financial security and peace of mind that comes with health insurance. More than seven million people enrolled in affordable coverage by visiting HealthCare.gov, or going to the marketplace in their state. On average, they’re paying just $82 a month for […]

Postal Service to deliver packages seven days a week during holidays

Postal Service to deliver packages seven days a week during holidays

Washington, DC…The Postal Service kicked off the holiday shipping season today by announcing that it will be delivering packages seven days a week in major cities and high volume areas starting Nov. 17 through Christmas Day in response to expected double-digit package volume growth. smiles“The Postal Service will be out making deliveries every single day […]

Speaker Boehner Urges House to Defend the Constitution

Speaker Boehner Urges House to Defend the Constitution

Washington, DC…House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today made the following floor remarks in support of H. Res. 676, a resolution which authorizes the House to enter into litigation in opposition to President Obama’s attempts to make his own laws, actions that challenge the constitutional separation of powers: “Let me thank my colleague for yielding, and […]

President Obama’s Comments At Signing of Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order

President Obama’s Comments At Signing of Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order

Washington, DC…THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody, hello! (Applause.) Thank you so much. Everybody, please have a seat. Welcome to the White House. The executive order I’ll sign in a few minutes is one that’s good for workers, it’s good for responsible employers, and it’s good for the middle class. That explains the folks who are standing […]

Starbucks Offers Full Tuition Reimbursement for Partners To Complete A Bachelor’s Degree

Starbucks Offers Full Tuition Reimbursement for Partners To Complete A Bachelor’s Degree

New York, June 15, 2014 – Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX) and Arizona State University (ASU) will announce tomorrow (Monday) the Starbucks College Achievement Plan, a powerful, first-of-its-kind program designed to unleash lifetime opportunity for thousands of eligible part-time and full-time U.S. partners (employees)…. Starbucks chairman, president and ceo Howard Schultz will host the first Partner Family […]

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