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There is an answer, if progressives can bring themselves to give it.
 
Today the North Carolina Department of Commerce released September county-level unemployment data for the state, revealing a decrease in unemployment rates for 99 of North Carolina’s 100 counties. Only Warren County saw an increase in its unemployment rate.
Today the North Carolina Department of Commerce released September county-level unemployment data for the state, revealing a decrease in unemployment rates for 99 of North Carolina’s 100 counties. Only Warren County saw an increase in its unemployment rate.
 
Earlier this year, the censor-happy Left were growing increasingly alarmed that Elon Musk would buy Twitter and restore its former free-speech policy.
Earlier this year, the censor-happy Left were growing increasingly alarmed that Elon Musk would buy Twitter and restore its former free-speech policy.
 
After two consecutive quarters of negative growth, the U.S. economy saw gains in the third quarter. U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 0.6% in Q3, according to the advance estimate released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
After two consecutive quarters of negative growth, the U.S. economy saw gains in the third quarter. U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) increased by 0.6% in Q3, according to the advance estimate released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
 
Families are feeling the pinch as cost of living continues to increase in North Carolina’s capitol
Families are feeling the pinch as cost of living continues to increase in North Carolina’s capitol
 
As Putin's funding environmentalist groups against fracking and pipelines show
 
North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased for the second consecutive month in September according to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased for the second consecutive month in September according to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
 
The 2022 election could be critical to changing economic policy choices
 
Nearly 60,000 North Carolinians never re-entered the labor force after the Covid shutdowns.
Nearly 60,000 North Carolinians never re-entered the labor force after the Covid shutdowns.
 
Large COLA this year caused by inflation will likely mean Social Security tax hikes or benefit cuts in the near future
Large COLA this year caused by inflation will likely mean Social Security tax hikes or benefit cuts in the near future
 
Progressives across the country are working tirelessly to rewrite the history on school reopenings, claiming that it was a bipartisan effort. The reality is far different, and, in fact, progressive leaders fought to keep schools closed.
Progressives across the country are working tirelessly to rewrite the history on school reopenings, claiming that it was a bipartisan effort. The reality is far different, and, in fact, progressive leaders fought to keep schools closed.
 
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4% in September, greater than the increases in July and August and higher than projections, according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. On an annual basis, prices have increased 8.2%.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.4% in September, greater than the increases in July and August and higher than projections, according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. On an annual basis, prices have increased 8.2%.
 
Diverting scarce resources to failed projects represents waste in our economy
 
The NBA/NFL is proposing that college become a requirement for players entering the draft. This would mean that players would have to spend at least one year in college before they are eligible for the draft.
The NBA/NFL is proposing that college become a requirement for players entering the draft. This would mean that players would have to spend at least one year in college before they are eligible for the draft.
 
GDP growth slides another quarter, and investors are increasingly worried about the future of the economy
GDP growth slides another quarter, and investors are increasingly worried about the future of the economy
 
North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased in August for the first time since Covid-19, as we reported two weeks ago.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased in August for the first time since Covid-19, as we reported two weeks ago.
 
A law passed in 2021 required that the “decarbonization” plan approved by the state Utilities Commission to be reasonable, set forth the least-cost path to compliance, and maintain or improve grid adequacy and reliability
A law passed in 2021 required that the “decarbonization” plan approved by the state Utilities Commission to be reasonable, set forth the least-cost path to compliance, and maintain or improve grid adequacy and reliability
 
As reported last week by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, North Carolina unemployment increased for the first time since the pandemic-induced economic downturn.
As reported last week by the North Carolina Department of Commerce, North Carolina unemployment increased for the first time since the pandemic-induced economic downturn.
 
How the Biden’s cozy relationship with unions is leaving the country vulnerable
How the Biden’s cozy relationship with unions is leaving the country vulnerable
 
North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased to 3.5% in August after remaining flat at 3.4% for four consecutive months prior, according to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
North Carolina’s unemployment rate increased to 3.5% in August after remaining flat at 3.4% for four consecutive months prior, according to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
 
Netflix could face another massive loss by the end of the year after recently facing its largest drop in subscribers in the company’s history.
Netflix could face another massive loss by the end of the year after recently facing its largest drop in subscribers in the company’s history.
 
The Left’s latest pro-union resurgence discredits workers
 
RX Industries, of South Carolina, has announced the completion of its expansion in Beaufort County (SC).
RX Industries, of South Carolina, has announced the completion of its expansion in Beaufort County (SC).
 
Increasing productivity is the key to wealth creation
 
Credit card debt jumped again in the second quarter of 2022 as inflation caused people to spend more money to consume the same basket of goods.
Credit card debt jumped again in the second quarter of 2022 as inflation caused people to spend more money to consume the same basket of goods.
 
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.1% in August after remaining constant in July according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. On an annual basis, prices have increased 8.3%. This number would have been markedly higher if not for declining gas prices.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose 0.1% in August after remaining constant in July according to the latest release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. On an annual basis, prices have increased 8.3%. This number would have been markedly higher if not for declining gas prices.
 
Americans facing largest national debt ever, just as Biden announces student loan forgiveness
 
According to the latest press release from the Governor’s press office, Governor Roy Cooper pledged $1.2 million in taxpayer dollars to a battery company for their expansion.
According to the latest press release from the Governor’s press office, Governor Roy Cooper pledged $1.2 million in taxpayer dollars to a battery company for their expansion.
 
The Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury distributed $800 billion of emergency funding via the newly created Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to save businesses from permanent closure during the Covid pandemic.
The Small Business Administration and Department of Treasury distributed $800 billion of emergency funding via the newly created Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) to save businesses from permanent closure during the Covid pandemic.
 
Yet 2.6 million more people would need to enter the labor force to match pre-pandemic labor force rates
Yet 2.6 million more people would need to enter the labor force to match pre-pandemic labor force rates
 
Despite sky-high inflation, fears over energy costs and the possibility of stagflation, Pres. Biden says the country is on the economic rebound
Despite sky-high inflation, fears over energy costs and the possibility of stagflation, Pres. Biden says the country is on the economic rebound
 
Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan sends powerful but dangerous messages
 
According to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, unemployment rates decreased in all 100 of North Carolina’s counties in July.
According to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce, unemployment rates decreased in all 100 of North Carolina’s counties in July.
 
State visitor spending in 2021 would have needed to be another $2 billion higher to break even with the 2019 record
State visitor spending in 2021 would have needed to be another $2 billion higher to break even with the 2019 record
 
Two Chatham County communities will soon be without twenty-seven homes, five businesses, and one church because the state of North Carolina is exercising its eminent domain powers to make way for VinFast, a startup Vietnamese auto company.
Two Chatham County communities will soon be without twenty-seven homes, five businesses, and one church because the state of North Carolina is exercising its eminent domain powers to make way for VinFast, a startup Vietnamese auto company.
 
With words not so complicated in clarity, but are proven beyond their capability to fathom in purpose; evidenced by their pejorative words of pure conjecture to corporately misunderstand the essential nature, the core machinations of those self-asserted issues important to their corporate identity.
With words not so complicated in clarity, but are proven beyond their capability to fathom in purpose; evidenced by their pejorative words of pure conjecture to corporately misunderstand the essential nature, the core machinations of those self-asserted issues important to their corporate identity.
 
North Carolina’s July unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.4% for the fourth consecutive month according to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce. The national rate decreased by 0.1% to 3.5%.
North Carolina’s July unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.4% for the fourth consecutive month according to the latest release from the North Carolina Department of Commerce. The national rate decreased by 0.1% to 3.5%.
 
Reports indicate that consumer spending is on the downturn, and the latest Civitas Poll shows Americans increasingly worried about their jobs
Reports indicate that consumer spending is on the downturn, and the latest Civitas Poll shows Americans increasingly worried about their jobs
 
On Aug. 16, President Joe Biden signed the “Inflation Reduction Act” into law. So how will North Carolinians be affected by the large, multi-faceted bill?
On Aug. 16, President Joe Biden signed the “Inflation Reduction Act” into law. So how will North Carolinians be affected by the large, multi-faceted bill?
 
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