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Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy (file / credit: Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

Conn. Gov. Dan Malloy Pushes Economic Recovery In Second Budget

Gov. Dan Malloy unveiled the second, two-year budget of his administration on Wednesday, promising to move Connecticut closer to recovery from the national recession by continuing investments in education and job development.

02/06/2013

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in Sea Girt - Feb. 6, 2013 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Gov. Christie Talks Plan For Sandy Aid; Job Fair Held For Sandy Victims

New Jersey is getting the largest portion of the first major federal grant for recovery from Superstorm Sandy at will start with $1.8 billion.

02/06/2013

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Bloomberg To Veto Bill Prohibiting Employers From Excluding Unemployed Applicants

Speaker Christine Quinn said the council would override a veto of the bill that would prohibit employers from using a person’s employment status in a hiring decision.

01/23/2013

United States Postal Service Job Event at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Long Island - Dec. 27, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

U.S. Postal Service Holds Job Fair At Roosevelt Field Mall

Some shoppers were looking for more than just bargains at the Roosevelt Field Mall in Garden City on Thursday.

12/27/2012

United States Postal Service mail truck (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Postal Service Looks For Workers On Long Island In Wake Of Superstorm Sandy

After hearing the stories about people needing jobs in the Rockaways, the United States Postal Service on Long Island called the WCBS 880 newsroom to say they need paid help as a number of people are about to retire.

12/20/2012

Cleanup workers in Far Rockaway, Queens - Dec. 18, 2012 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Residents Of The Rockaways Continue Struggle For Normalcy

Getting life back to normal in the Rockaways after superstorm Sandy is a slow process.

12/18/2012

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

New York State Department Of Labor Commissioner Peter Rivera makes federal grant announcement in Red Hook Nov. 25, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Federal Grant To Help Get Thousands Of New Yorkers Back To Work

The New York State Department of Labor is administering the funds and will work with communities to help deploy workers to job sites.

11/25/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

An Obama supporter on election night. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Just Biding Our Time

In no time, conservatives will be trying to hold back the smirks as these liberals slowly but surely realize what they’ve done to our country.

11/13/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ten Reasons Mitt Romney Lost The Election

Today, Republicans feel a combination of confusion, disbelief, and anger as to how a slim majority of Americans can possibly want four more years of the Obama administration in the White House. To many, it seems inconceivable that people want to take a chance on more of the same.

11/07/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Opinion: This Is What A Mandate Looks Like

After two years and more than two billion dollars spent, President Obama was returned to Washington with a clear mandate on the economy and the direction of the country.

11/07/2012

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: President Obama Says Vote For Revenge

On Friday, President Barack Obama told his supporters at a campaign rally – inside a public high school, no less – to vote for revenge!

11/05/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Desperation Showing In Final Days Of Campaign

As the campaign draws to a close it has become very apparent that Obama will return to the White House and that Harry Reid will lead a Democratic Senate.

11/02/2012

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