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  • Florida Has Recovered Over 960,000 of 1.3 Million Jobs Lost in Pandemic

    08/25/2021 9:18:03 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 08/25/2021 | Tom Ozimek
    Florida has recovered more than 960,000 of the around 1.3 million jobs that were lost at the height of the COVID-19 outbreak, according to state officials.The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) said in a recent statement that the state has recovered 964,400 jobs of those lost when the pandemic struck last spring, which threw the economy into a tailspin and led to a sharp rise in unemployment.The Sunshine State economy now remains just over 315,000 jobs short of pre-pandemic levels, said Jerry Parrish, chief economist at the Florida Chamber of Commerce.“We still have a few to go to get...
  • Cardinal Burke remains hospitalized, but he’s off ventilator, out of ICU

    08/23/2021 5:03:01 PM PDT · by sitetest · 10 replies
    Catholic Sun ^ | August 23, 2021 | no byline
    LA CROSSE, Wis. (CNS) — Cardinal Raymond L. Burke remained hospitalized for COVID-19 but as of Aug. 21 he was taken off a ventilator that he had been on for some days and taken out of the ICU to be returned to a regular hospital room, according to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe in La Crosse. Father Paul N. Check, executive director of the shrine in Cardinal Burke’s home diocese, relayed an announcement about the cardinal from his family on the cardinal’s official Twitter account @cardinalrlburke and on the shrine website. “Praised be Jesus Christ!” the priest said....
  • Job Openings in the USA Surge to Record High as Firms Struggle to Hire Workers

    08/09/2021 9:00:40 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 08/09/2021 | Tom Ozimek
    Job openings in the United States surged to a record high of more than 10 million in June, while hiring lagged behind that figure by over 3 million, painting a picture of an economic recovery held back by a labor shortage as businesses struggle to find workers.The Labor Department’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey (JOLTS), released Aug. 9, showed that the number of job vacancies jumped by 590,000 to 10.1 million on the last day of June, led by gains in professional and business services, retail trade, and accommodation and food services.“This is by far the record amount of...
  • The Delta variant is slowing office reopenings. It could slow the recovery, too

    08/05/2021 12:18:26 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 47 replies
    CNN ^ | 08/05/2021 | Matt Egan
    New York (CNN Business)The planned grand reopening of offices across America is in serious doubt because of the Delta variant. In the past 24 hours, a slew of major companies have told employees they will no longer be expected back at their desks in September. Notably, that list includes BlackRock (BLK), Wells Fargo (CBEAX) and other Wall Street firms that had been eager to turn the page on the era of virtual work. The shift by these business leaders makes perfect sense. Many workers are nervous about returning to crowded offices and subway stations at a time when Covid-19 cases...
  • Covid-19 Results from those of us that have had it

    08/03/2021 7:41:41 AM PDT · by foundedonpurpose · 57 replies
    Self ^ | August 3, 2021 | Founded on Purpose
    Am looking for experiences from Freepers that have had covid-19. I have put this up one other time, Freepers are not here all of the time and browsing habits can vary. If you have already answered please disregard this post. I will publish the results from both polls, removing the top 10% and the bottom 10%. I had it with my wife and 5 kids in February. Thank you for your time and be blessed! Founded PS: I should probably do one on vaccines and reactions as well, in time.
  • Biden delivers remarks on economic recovery

    07/19/2021 8:49:29 AM PDT · by Tell It Right · 35 replies
    YouTube ^ | 7/19/2021 | Biden
    All while stocks are crashing. LOL Biden speaking about the economic recovery is like Algore giving a global warming during blizzards. LOL https://www.cnbc.com/
  • Persistent Inflation Threatens The Recovery

    07/06/2021 2:02:36 PM PDT · by blam · 29 replies
    Real Investment Advice ^ | 7-6-2021 | Patrick Hill
    “Our company has had to deal with import delays due to backlogged West Coast ports, higher domestic freight costs, and a labor shortage at distribution centers that has prompted wage increases. Earlier this year, we thought, or maybe we hoped, that some of the industry wide supply-chain issues would have started to settle down by now. But that clearly hasn’t happened. In fact, the whole global supply situation seems to have gotten maybe even a little bit worse.”John Crimmins, chief financial officer of Burlington Stores Inc., 5/27/21 Crimmins’s observation summarizes how business costs are driving persistent inflation due to multiple...
  • Rail News: Federal Legislation & Regulation STB's Oberman to Class 1's: Are you ready to meet demand?

    05/29/2021 5:55:08 AM PDT · by buckalfa · 5 replies
    Progressive Railroading ^ | May 28, 2022 | Progressive Railroading Editorial Staff
    Surface Transportation Board (STB) Chairman Martin Oberman yesterday asked all Class Is to provide an update on their preparedness to meet service demand as the nation continues to recovery economically from the COVID-19 pandemic. In a May 27 letter sent to Class I chief executives, Oberman expressed concern that recent rail service problems — as reported by some shippers — might relate to a broader trend of rail labor reductions over the past several years, in addition to the furloughs and quarantines brought about by the pandemic. Oberman also asked the CEOs to provide information about the sufficiency of operating...
  • 98 Percent of the Way There: Trump's Super V-Shaped Recovery

    05/11/2021 5:41:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 11, 2021 | Stephen Moore
    The U.S. economy peaked in late 2019 at $21 trillion. We are now remarkably 98 percent back to where we were before the terrible COVID-19 pandemic slammed these shores 14 months ago. This rebound is one of the outstanding U.S. achievements in history. Since June of last year, the economy has rocketed by 34 percent in quarter 3 of 2020, 4.2 percent in quarter 4 of 2020 and now 6.4 percent in the first three months of 2021. So far in this current quarter, growth is more than 10 percent.Almost no one expected this. The Federal Reserve Board, the Congressional...
  • Yellen says US faces 'long road' back to recovery

    05/07/2021 2:19:07 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    thehill ^ | 05/07/2021 | Morgan Chalfant
    Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen cautioned Friday that the U.S. faces a “long road” to economic recovery but described the latest jobs report from the Department of Labor as an indication the country is making progress. “We knew it would be a long road back to the recovery. That’s why the legislation provided lasting support rather than just a few months of relief. We knew this would not be a 100-day battle,” Yellen said at a White House press briefing. “Today’s jobs report underscores the long haul climb back to recovery.” The U.S. economy added 266,000 jobs during the month of...
  • Chicago’s Recovery from COVID-19 Threatened by Pension Bills, Lightfoot Says

    05/07/2021 7:56:55 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 8 replies
    wttw ^ | 05/06/2021 | Heather Cherone
    Mayor Lori Lightfoot painted a picture of Chicago on Thursday that featured nothing but blue skies as far as the eye can see as the city recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic devastation the virus has caused. “I feel very optimistic” about Chicago’s recovery from COVID-19, Lightfoot said during a virtual conference for investors, bond buyers, financiers and developers with money to spend. The mayor said she remains determined to use this “once in generation” crisis to address the “exposed fault lines” now crisscrossing the city, which is set to reopen fully by July 4. But once the...
  • Biden credits $1.9T COVID relief bill for economic recovery, calls masks ‘patriotic’

    04/30/2021 8:45:01 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 28 replies
    nypost ^ | 04/30/2021 | Emily Jacobs
    President Biden is insisting that raising taxes for his multi-trillion-dollar proposals would be good for the economy as it begins to rebound from lockdowns, arguing that his $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill passed a month ago was causing the economic rebound seen today — while also urging Americans to continue their “patriotic responsibility” to wear masks outside in the waning days of the COVID crisis.
  • Trump’s Tax Cuts Worked. Tax Hikes Now Will Kneecap Economic Recovery From COVID-19.

    03/25/2021 9:55:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 13 replies
    Daily Signal ^ | 03/25/2021 | Adam Michel
    Three years after the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act took effect, Democrats in Congress are ready to roll back some of the most critical reforms.The business tax cuts have been maligned as contrary to the interests of workers. In reality, the corporate tax cut succeeded at allowing new business investment, creating jobs, raising wages, and increasing the economy’s size.The economic history of the 2017 tax cuts should lead policymakers who are intent on raising the corporate income tax, or repealing parts of the individual tax cuts, to question their convictions.The tax cuts were intended to increase new investments in the...
  • Will Tiger Woods Play Golf Again? Doctors Predict a Difficult Recovery

    02/24/2021 3:24:13 PM PST · by libstripper · 84 replies
    New York Times, via MSN ^ | FEb. 24, 2021 | Gina Kolata
    The serious lower leg injuries Tiger Woods sustained in a car crash on Tuesday typically lead to a long and perilous recovery, calling into question his ability to play professional golf again, according to medical experts who have treated similar injuries.
  • People Who Recovered From COVID-19 Should Receive Only 1 Dose of the mRNA Vaccine: Study

    02/05/2021 5:52:57 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 02/05/2021 | Meiling Lee
    Amid reports of vaccine shortages occurring around the world, a new study (pdf) suggests that people who have already had COVID-19 should get only one shot of the mRNA vaccine to avoid possible unnecessary adverse reactions and free up supplies for those who need it more.The study, which hasn’t been peer-reviewed, evaluated vaccine reactions after receiving the first dose in 231 individuals—83 with a past infection of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus and 148 who had never had an infection.Researchers found that both groups equally reported experiencing pain, swelling, and redness at the injection site at the time of...
  • Lockdown Measures Catastrophic for Recovering Addicts, Mental Health

    01/06/2021 3:11:34 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 16 replies
    The Epoch Times ^ | January 5, 2021 | Charlotte Cuthbertson
    MINNEAPOLIS—Overseeing sober living homes for newly recovering drug addicts is difficult in the best of times. But the endless shutdowns have created conditions that are challenging for healthy people, let alone those who are fresh out of rehab, vulnerable, and still reeling. Matt Royce, 35, oversees seven sober-living homes in Minneapolis. All of his houses, each holding between 9 and 13 people, have been “pretty full the whole time.” No overdose deaths had occurred in his homes in almost three years, but last summer he lost two people, while another three were revived from overdoses with opioid-blocker Narcan. Depression has...
  • Red and Blue States of Recovery

    10/23/2020 11:36:02 AM PDT · by JeepersFreepers · 1 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 10/23/20 | The Editorial Board
    The story that the media haven’t told is that states that have maintained longer and stricter business restrictions have been slower to recover. The unemployment rate in September was 12.6% in Nevada, 11% in California, 10.5% in Rhode Island, 10.2% in Illinois, and 9.7% in New York compared to 6.7% in Arizona, 6.4% in Georgia, 5.4% in Wisconsin and 5% in Utah. New York added 100,000 jobs last month as Gov. Andrew Cuomo finally let dine-in restaurants and gyms in New York City reopen at limited capacity. But 363,000 workers also dropped out of the labor force, which was the...
  • Trump Energetic and Upbeat at First Rally After CCP Virus Recovery

    10/12/2020 8:57:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 6 replies
    Epoch Times ^ | 10/12/2020 | IVAN PENTCHOUKOV
    President Donald Trump appeared fit and in good spirits on Oct. 12 in Florida at the first rally after recovering from COVID-19.The president spent just over an hour on a makeshift outdoor stage on a tarmac in Sanford, Florida. He delivered his characteristic rapid-fire speech, lauding his administration’s accomplishments, criticizing opponents, and urging supporters in Florida to vote early, including by mail.Trump arrived in Florida hours after his physician, Sean Conley, confirmed that the president had tested negative for two consecutive days for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) virus, commonly known as the coronavirus. The president contracted the virus...
  • Trump: I can not get or give COVID-19 anymore

    10/11/2020 9:21:44 AM PDT · by McGruff · 14 replies
    Twitter ^ | Oct 11, 2020 | President Trump
    Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump A total and complete sign off from White House Doctors yesterday. That means I can’t get it (immune), and can’t give it. Very nice to know!!! 11:39 AM · Oct 11, 2020
  • President Trump Says He's 'Strong' and 'Medication-Free' in First On-Camera Interview Since Positive Test

    10/11/2020 8:43:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/11/2020 | Rick Moran
    (Fox News video screenshot) Looking hale and hearty, Donald Trump joined Fox News medical contributor Dr. Marc Siegel for an on-camera interview — his first since being diagnosed with COVID-19. He said he was “medication-free” as of Friday and feeling “really, really strong.” Trump downplayed his condition after being admitted to Walter Reed hospital. He said he felt he was in “not bad shape” and could have left the hospital after the first day.Fox News: The president also said he underwent CT scans on his lungs upon arrival at Walter Reed, but did not experience difficulty breathing.“They wanted to keep...