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Fiscal Cliff Unemployment

'Fiscal Cliff' Deal a Victory for Nonprofits That Care About Poor and Vulnerable Communities

Aaron Dorfman | Posted 03.04.2013 | Impact
Aaron Dorfman

When the economy is healthy, and when government has the revenue it needs to play its proper role, nonprofits and government can complement each other in pursuit of a fair, just and democratic society.

Arthur Delaney

Dems Lament Unemployment Lapse: 'An Absolute Travesty' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Democrats on Sunday lamented that Congress has stranded 2 million jobless Americans by failing to reauthorize long-term un...

Arthur Delaney

People On Unemployment Think Congress Is Just 'Playing Games' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congressman Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said on Thursday that Americans are paying unusually close attention to the fiscal cliff debate in Congr...

Arthur Delaney

Congress Almost Certain To Blow Unemployment Deadline | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. House of Representatives will convene on Sunday in a last-minute effort to avoid the steep spending cuts and tax cuts scheduled...

Arthur Delaney

Obama Gives The Jobless A Fiscal Cliff Shoutout | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.19.2012 | Politics

President Barack Obama warned Republicans in Congress not to let unemployment insurance expire for the long-term jobless at the end of the year. D...

Arthur Delaney

Unemployment Benefits Likely To Be Part Of Fiscal Cliff Deal | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If President Barack Obama and Republican leaders in Congress strike a deal to avoid the "fiscal cliff," extended unemployment insurance ...

Arthur Delaney

Dems Decry 'The Real Cliff' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats in Congress demanded on Thursday that any upcoming "fiscal cliff" deal include a continuation of federal unemployment insuranc...

How to Avoid a Depression: First Reduce Unemployment

Nake M. Kamrany | Posted 01.21.2013 | Business
Nake M. Kamrany

Despite the administration and the Congress's good intentions, economic theory predicts that reducing government expenditures and increasing taxes, especially during these recessionary times, will significantly shock aggregate demand and push up unemployment.

Arthur Delaney

Annual Jobless Benefits Battle Begins | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats in Congress have kicked off the annual battle over unemployment insurance that has become a holiday tradition during Barack Ob...