Category: Economy

Employer Tax Credit Stimulus to Create New jobs and Lower Unemployment – Good Idea or Bad Policy

The Labor Department reported recently that unemployment reached 9.8 percent in September, the highest level since 1983, and that 10% unemployment is likely by early next year. With record unemployment… Read more »

Cash for Clunkers (CARS) Program Extended with $2 Billion Additional Funding Following Senate Approval – No Recalls or Suspension

[Update – August 7th 2009] – An extension to the the much debated and hugely popular cash for clunkers – CARS – program gained Senate approval today, which clears the… Read more »

Food Stamp Program Now Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Helping to Feed Millions of Poorer Americans

See this updated article for the latest program information, Food Stamp (SNAP) benefits and eligibility levels _________________ [Updated August 2011] The Federal Food Stamp Program is now known as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program… Read more »