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The U.S. Department of Labor on Friday released its September jobs report to near universal groans. The gloomy reception from economists was in stark contrast to upbeat comments about jobs made by Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin.Read More →
Two studies showing no damage to water quality in the Marcellus Shale formation won;t reverse New York’s fracking ban.Read More →
A Mississippi PSC commissioner is accused of taking illegal campaign contributions from companies involved with work on the Kemper Project power plant.Read More →
Two counties and twelve cities were blindsided in early September by a $120,000 lawsuit they never saw coming, for legal fees for a controversial taxpayer-funded broadband network that never got going, as originally envisioned.
But a proposed agreement quietly circulating among the parties now calls for a settlement of $75,000, ironically to be paid from $8 million in bonds issued this summer to start construction on a scaled-back network.Read More →
A recent survey shows college graduates are leaving Vermont because they think the state has a bad jobs outlook. Depending on which employment data they look at, the situation may be even worse than they think.Read More →
Mississippi’s Democrat attorney general said a ballot initiative that would allow lawsuits over school funding passes this November won’t be that dramatic.Read More →