Unemployed Americans are more likely to shop for things other than food and gas than to look for a new job on an average day, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Only 18 percent of unemployed Americans spent time searching or interviewing for a job on an average day, while 41.1 percent shopped online, in store, or by phone. About one in five unemployed Americans, or 21.2 percent, went shopping for items other than food and gas.
Unleashing innovation and uniting around a vision for a free and open society is essential for helping Americans improve their lives, Charles Koch writes in an opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal.
Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion enrollees cost 49 percent higher than what was projected one year ago, Forbes reported.
Sixty-three percent of health insurers were unprofitable during 2014, the first year of full reforms under the Affordable Care Act, according to a report from the Commonwealth Fund.
Student loan debt, which has ballooned during Obama’s time in office, is a “boost” to the economy, according to a report produced by the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
The International Monetary Fund downgraded its forecasts for global economic growth due to uncertainty with the United Kingdom voting to leave the European Union, according to a report that the organization released today.
Heritage Action, the grassroots activism arm of the Heritage Foundation, has launched a new website—whattoexpect2016.com—that will provide a conservative policy battle plan to counter the left’s agenda in the upcoming general election.
National health spending is projected to exceed $10,000 per person for the first time in 2016, according to an announcement from federal health officials.
The federal government’s budget deficit will hit $600 billion this year, according to White House projections, The Hill reported.
Six of the seven Obamacare co-ops that are still in operation are currently on corrective action plans, according to an official from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.