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Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsWhen I first heard that Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca wanted to take a second job with a startup firm that seeks to outsource government jobs as "director of business development" and that he asked the state ethics commission about whether......
KickingTiresCars.com's American-Made Index gauges how American a car is on a model-by-model basis, but there are lots of other ways to determine just how American a car is. If you look at raw employment figures, Detroit automakers have a larger......
Mayo on the Side: Michael Mayo | Sun Sentinel BlogsA chilly burst to kick off 2012 in South Florida (I love sweater weather) and in print today I tried to bring some warming chuckles with a humorous look at some possibilities for the year ahead. A sampling: Jan. 10......
The SwampUniversity of Maryland professor Peter Morici at a Senate hearing on the proposed auto industry bailout, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) by Frank James It's doubtful Peter Morici will be receiving any awards any time soon......
The Swampby Frank James One argument against giving the Detroit Three a taxpayer-funded bridge loan went something like this: taxpayers shouldn't have to pay for the failings of the the automakers. If the companies had to resort to bankruptcy to restructure,......
The SwampRepresentatives from food pantries line up to take out carts of aid from the Care and Share Food Bank on February 24, 2009 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) by Frank James Despite the partisan gulf......
Spin CyclePaterson was asked Thursday if the layoff of nearly 9,000 state employees remains a threat in light of recent budget developments, including higher taxes on higher incomes, and after a PEF leader expressed the belief that the threat had eased.......
The Swampby Don Lee The nation's jobless rate unexpectedly jumped last month to a 26-year high of 9.7 percent, up from 9.4 percent in July, the government reported today, as employers shed 216,000 jobs over the month. The August job cuts......
The Swampby Don Lee The nation's unemployment rate surged to 10.2 percent in October, reaching double digits for the first time in 26 years, the Labor Department reported today. The unexpected sharp increase, from 9.8 percent in September, came as employers......
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The Swampby Don Lee In a positive jobs report before the holidays, the nation's unemployment rate eased to 10 percent in November, from 10.2 percent in October, and the number of workers on payrolls was essentially unchanged last month, the Labor......
Palm Beach Politics - Sun-Sentinel BlogsIt???s budget shortfall d??j?? vu for the Palm Beach County Commission. Faced with a $100 million shortfall, county commissioners are recycling budget cutting ideas they floated a year ago with the hopes of avoiding raising property tax rates for the........
KickingTiresPlug-in electric hybrids and electric cars have taken up much of the digital airwaves over the past few weeks (or years, depending on your perspective), but it may surprise you to find out that ???pass????? full-size SUVs are increasing in......
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