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Job Searches Increased In Republican States Canceling Federal Unemployment Boost: Report

Job Searches Increased In Republican States Canceling Federal Unemployment Boost: Report

THOMAS CATENACCI CONTRIBUTOR Relative to the national trend, job searches temporarily increased in states that have announced they will no longer offer the pandemic-related federal unemployment boost, an economic report showed. In states that are withdrawing from the federal unemployment program, interest in job postings increased 5%, according to the report released Thursday by job listings […]

Commerce Department report: Red states leading U.S. economic growth

Commerce Department report: Red states leading U.S. economic growth

Bethany Blankley | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Red states are leading economic growth in the U.S., a new report by the U. S. Commerce Department shows, with South Dakota, Texas and Utah reporting the highest growth. The report is based on 2020 fourth quarter gross domestic product (GDP) data and February 2021 unemployment rates. Real […]

The Sunday Read: Blue states scramble to loosen restrictions after Red states’ success

The Sunday Read: Blue states scramble to loosen restrictions after Red states’ success

By Chris Krug | The Center Square (The Center Square) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott was broadly chided after he announced March 2 that his state was reopening without restrictions and without a mask mandate. “I just announced Texas is OPEN 100%. EVERYTHING,” the Republican governor tweeted. “I also ended the statewide mask mandate.” Later in the day, […]

Red States’ Economies Fare Better Amid CCP Virus, Unemployment Data Indicates

Red States’ Economies Fare Better Amid CCP Virus, Unemployment Data Indicates

BY PETR SVAB Republican states have generally handled the economic impact of the CCP virus pandemic much better than Democrat states, based on unemployment data. The lockdowns imposed in response to the coronavirus pandemic hammered the economy countrywide, with unemployment rising from a historically low 3.5 percent in February to a record high 14.7 percent in April, before gradually dropping to 7.9 percent in […]

Study: Immigration to Redistribute 26 Congressional Seats to Blue States for 2022 Election

Study: Immigration to Redistribute 26 Congressional Seats to Blue States for 2022 Election

 By JOHN BINDER The nation’s illegal and legal immigration system will help shift 26 congressional seats, primarily from red states, and redistribute them to mostly blue states next year, according to new analysis. Every year, the United States imports about 1.2 million legal immigrants who largely arrive to reunite with foreign relatives already in the […]