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Unemployment and Layoffs

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  • White House trims 2014 deficit projection to $583 billion

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House lowered its U.S. federal deficit forecast for the 2014 fiscal year by $66 billion to $583 billion on Friday on the basis of gathering economic momentum as evidenced by gains in hiring.
  • Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings

    Calder to lay off up to 246 after reductions, closings
    Calder Casino and Race Course has slashed its horse racing dates and eliminated its poker room, and with that comes a reduction in employees. The Miami Gardens pari-mutuel revealed this week that 246 employees are being laid off, filing a Worker...

    Water district property tax rate dropping again

    Water district property tax rate dropping again
    The property tax rate will drop again for the South Florida agency responsible for flood control and Everglades restoration. The South Florida Water Management District board on Thursday agreed to cut its tax rate for the third year in a row, despite...

    Drop in U.S. jobless claims points to healing in labor market

    Drop in U.S. jobless claims points to healing in labor market
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits fell last week to one of its lowest levels since before the 2007-09 recession, a sign of increasing health in the labor market. Other data on Thursday showed a...

    RedBlueAmerica: Are Republicans cold-hearted toward the poor?

    The image of the heartless, Scrooge-like Republican is a staple of the liberal imagination, but does it have any bearing in reality? Recent poll results from the Pew Research Center raise the question anew: They show that 86 percent of self-described...