Posts Tagged ‘ unemployment ’

Governor O’Malley says “Tell Me More”

We’ve been able to accomplish quite a bit together over the past few years. We’ve driven down unemployment and recovered 95% of the jobs lost during the Great Recession, all while retaining a AAA bond rating. We passed some of the nation’s toughest laws to reduce gun violence — banning assault weapons, limiting magazine...
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Comptroller Franchot Regarding Updated Revenue Estimates

The Board of Revenue Estimates met today to write down revenue estimates for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014 by $115.3 million. Comptroller Peter Franchot, as chairman of the Board, released the following statement. “As always, I’d like to begin by thanking Andy Schaufele for his outstanding work in preparing this report, and for his...
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O’Donnell Takes Fight to Steny Hoyer

O’Donnell Takes Fight to Steny Hoyer

As a Navy veteran, I was prepared to fight for my country and fellow Americans to protect the values and principles that defined our great country. As the Minority Speaker in the Maryland House of Delegates I continued to fight for the conservative principles many Marylanders have. Now I am taking the fight to...
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O’Donnell on August Unemployment

O’Donnell on August Unemployment

The August employment report is further evidence ….if any was needed…..that career politicians who got us into this mess do not know how to get us out of it. 96,000 jobs created is a pitiful display of inept central managing of America’s economy. Steny Hoyer and his brand of spend too much, tax too...
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Hoyer Thoughts on Payroll Tax Extension

Hoyer Thoughts on Payroll Tax Extension

MESSAGE FROM CONGRESSMAN STENY H. HOYER “e ought not walk away from our federal employees any more than we ought to walk away from those 160 million people who need this tax cut or walk away from those 2.4 million who need that unemployment insurance.” For weeks, Republicans have been blocking a tax cut...
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November Jobs Report

November Jobs Report

Governor Martin O’Malley has released the following statement on the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of preliminary employment data for the month of November.  The report shows that Maryland’s unemployment rate improved 0.3 percentage points in November to 6.9 percent – 1.7 percentage points below the national average. Maryland employers added 2,000 jobs in...
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