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Government Hiring

After Years Of Cuts, Cities And States Are Hiring Again

Pew's Stateline | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Jeb Bush Vows To Shake Up The Culture Of Washington If Elected President

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.20.2015 | Politics

July 20 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush vowed on Monday to shake up Washington's culture if he reaches the White House, call...

Study: Austerity Has Cost The U.S. Economy 2.2 Million Jobs

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Business

There are more than 2 million unemployed Americans who might have jobs today if not for austerity. That's the conclusion of a new study by Michael ...

Adding Paychecks: Government Holds Power

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 01.04.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

The government can't create jobs. Only the private sector can. So ditch the naïve talk that Uncle Sam can wade into this economic mess and do anythin...

Some Workers the Free Market Just Won't Hire

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

With the Local Jobs for America Act putting the possibility of direct government hiring back on the table, we must make sure any hiring programs actually reach the communities that need help most.

Freeze on Federal Jobs Won't Reduce Spending

Max Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Max Stier

Civil servants are always an easy punching bag for politicians, but Scott Brown is incorrect about civil service salaries and his call for a hiring and pay freeze is shortsighted.