By Kenric Ward | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
RICHMOND, Va. — While Virginia boasts the highest percentage of federally funded private-sector jobs in the nation, “real” private enterprise in the commonwealth ranks second to last, a new report says.
Only 70.2 percent of Virginia jobs are free of government purse strings — coming in just ahead of New Mexico’s 68.1 [...]
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By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
Higher costs are likely and higher unemployment is a possibility after New Jersey raises its minimum wage by $1 at the beginning of 2014.
Economists who look at the coming wage hike, approved by Garden State voters in a statewide referendum on Nov. 5, are divided over whether other states, like [...]