Incomes Up, Poverty Down in 2016

America's median household income grew by 3.2 percent between 2015 and 2016 and the percentage of those in poverty declined by .8 percent.

09/13/2017 By staff


Wages Up in 2016

The American economy added 156,000 new jobs in the month of December, continuing a record streak of 75 consecutive months of job growth.

01/06/2017 By staff


Unemployment Rate Drops

The American economy added 178,000 new jobs and the country's unemployment rate declined to 4.6 percent during the month of November, according to new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics numbers released Friday.

12/02/2016 By staff

Health care

Congress Approves $1.1 Billion to Fight Zika

After months of inaction, Congress on Thursday approved $1.1 billion in federal funding to fight the Zika virus.

09/29/2016 Research by staff