Markets Bounce Back With Dow Jones Average Up 619 Points

Markets Bounce Back With Dow Jones Average Up 619 Points

New York, NY….The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 619.07 points today. This broke several days of declines. While markets are still down on the year there seemed to be a collective sigh of relief today. Relief that the market was capable of inching back into positive territory again and relief that China’s $22 billion […]

Dow Opens Sharply Lower

Dow Opens Sharply Lower

New York, NY…Markets have opened sharply lower. Worries on China, Fed and more are pushing the market lower at opening. Let’s see if she can steady and climb back up as the market day goes on..

NLRB Board Decides Against Northwestern Athletes Wish To Unionize

NLRB Board Decides Against Northwestern Athletes Wish To Unionize

Washington, D.C. – – In a unanimous decision, the National Labor Board declined to assert jurisdiction in the case involving Northwestern University football players who receive grant-in-aid scholarships. The Board did not determine if the players were statutory employees under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Instead, the Board exercised its discretion not to assert […]

Mayor Williams Releases Community Letter About Shooting of Christian Taylor (Police Officer Fired)

Mayor Williams Releases Community Letter About Shooting of Christian Taylor (Police Officer Fired)

Arlington, TX…Arlington Residents, I want to communicate directly to you about an incident that happened in our city last week. On Friday August 7th, Arlington Police Department officers were called for a break-in at the Classic GMC Buick Dealership on I-20. Once there, officers found that a vehicle had been driven through the front of […]

Coalition Announces New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard for Web Browsing

Coalition Announces New ‘Do Not Track’ Standard for Web Browsing

San Francisco, CA…The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), privacy company Disconnect and a coalition of Internet companies have announced a stronger “Do Not Track” (DNT) setting for Web browsing—a new policy standard that, coupled with privacy software, will better protect users from sites that try to secretly follow and record their Internet activity, and incentivize advertisers […]

EPA Unilaterally Imposes Sweeping Carbon Regulations On Power Industry

EPA Unilaterally Imposes Sweeping Carbon Regulations On Power Industry

Washington, DC…President Obama announced the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s final Clean Power Plan yesterday, which will cut U.S. carbon pollution from the power sector by 870 million tons, or 32 percent below 2005 levels, in 2030. Power plants are the largest drivers of climate change in the United States, accounting for roughly one-third of all […]

University’s ‘Bias-Free’ Language Guide A National Embarrassment According To Republicans

University’s ‘Bias-Free’ Language Guide A National Embarrassment According To Republicans

Concord, NH…New Hampshire Republican State Committee Chairman Jennifer Horn today called on Governor Maggie Hassan to ask University of New Hampshire President Mark Huddleston to remove the “bias-free language guide” from the school’s website. President Huddleston has distanced himself from the guidelines but allowed them to remain on a prominent section of the university’s website. […]

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market ~ Pew Research

More Millennials Living With Family Despite Improved Job Market ~ Pew Research

Washington, DC…Five years into the economic recovery, things are looking up for young adults in the U.S. labor market. Unemployment is down, full-time work is up and wages have modestly rebounded. But, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data, these improvements in the labor market have not led to […]