Daily Archives: August 2, 2013

Speaker Boehner Statement on July Jobs Report

“Three years after the Obama administration proclaimed ‘welcome to the recovery,’ we’re still seeing the same thing month after month: not enough new jobs and an unemployment rate far higher than promised. Nearly five years of aggressive intervention by Washington – the ‘stimulus’ era of excessive spending, excessive red tape, […]

Economy Adds 162,000 Jobs

The Department of Labor’s monthly jobs report shows that the economy added 162,000 jobs in July. The unemployment rate fell to 7.4%. Many analysts were expecting about 180,000 jobs to be created. The Department also revised the May and June job numbers downward. This was the lowest jobs report since […]