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Three Key Numbers to Watch in July’s Jobs Report

August 05, 2021 — Blog

As jobs growth has slowed from 2020 during President Biden’s first six months of economic leadership, the July Jobs Report will contain key signals as to what the second half of the year may hold for jobs, the workforce shortage, and families’ paychecks. Here are three key numbers to watch in the July Jobs Report coming out on Friday. 1. Is the President closing the Biden ...

Brady: Another Biden Jobs Report Falls Well Short of Expectations

June 04, 2021 — Press Releases

WASHINGTON—Ways and Means Republican Leader Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) responded to May’s disappointing jobs report: "Even with dumbed down jobs expectations based on April’s disastrous report, here is another jobs report falling well short of expectations. Long-term unemployment is higher than when the pandemic started, and labor force participation mirrors the stagnant 1970s. "It’s time ...

Giving Empty Rhetoric a Bad Name

March 31, 2015 — The Jobs Search

Much attention has been given to President Obama’s continued “focus” on passage of the American Jobs Act.  As others have noted, however, looking back it seems that while the Obama Administration’s alleged “focus” on job creation and their trillion dollar failed stimulus ...

Camp Statement on Balanced Budget Amendment Failure

March 31, 2015 — The Jobs Search

Washington, DC – Today, Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp (R-MI) released the following statement in reaction to the Balanced Budget Amendment failing to pass in the U.S. House of Representatives: "The debt, which hit a staggering $15 trillion this week, is weakening our economy and is costing us about

Obama Administration Far Better at Creating New Food Stamp and Disability Recipients Than Jobs

March 31, 2015 — The Jobs Search

As shown in the chart below, the policies of President Obama and the Democrats who control Washington have failed the American people, forcing millions onto federal disability benefits and food stamps while at the same time destroying almost half a million jobs.  Despite these facts, the President again insisted today on increasing taxes on American families and businesses.  It is time ...

Full-Time Jobs Down, Part-Time Jobs Up

March 31, 2015 — The Jobs Search

Full-Time Jobs Down, Part-Time Jobs Up. In June 2014 all the job creation was in part-time employment, with significant loses in full-time employment.