Category: Economy

U.S. Jobless Claims at Lowest Rate Since 1969

July 19, 2018 More great news for American workers today, as reported by Bloomberg: Unemployment lines across the U.S. last week were the shortest since December 1969, according to a Labor Department report Thursday that showed an unexpected drop in filings for jobless benefits. With a tight labor market and employers trying to find skilled…

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More Great News for Idaho’s Economy: Idaho Gross Domestic Product Growth Among Nation’s Highest

May 7, 2018 Under fiscally responsible Republican leadership, Idaho’s economy continues to soar: Idaho ranked second highest in the nation for its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the 4th Quarter of 2017, according to new numbers released Friday by the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA). Idaho’s 2017 4th Quarter GDP…

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