By Steve Wilson | Mississippi Watchdog
Companies, start your investments.
An energy boom might be headed for the Gulf Coast region thanks to increased demand in Asia for liquified natural gas. Already, the permitting process is filled with companies eager to reconfigure older facilities for LNG exports, with several of them on the Gulf Coast.
Houston-based Cheniere Energy is nearing completion of [...]
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
For the first time in five years, Pennsylvania’s unemployment sits below 7 percent.
It’s a significant shift, if even only a symbolic one. But it’s not all great news.
The state Department of Labor and Industry on Friday reported an unemployment rate of 6.9 percent for December 2013, the first month since January [...]
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By Jon Street | Vermont Watchdog
BURLINGTON, Vt. — State lawmakers are driving a bill that would raise the hourly minimum wage in Vermont to $12.50, but Rep. John Moran says he doesn’t think that’s enough to survive.
“For me personally, I would like to reach what we call a livable wage,” Moran told Vermont Watchdog following a [...]