Archive for March 8th, 2013

InlandPolitics: February job creation 236,000, rate falls to 7.7%

unemployment

Friday, March 8, 2013 – 09:00 a.m.

The U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics released it’s official employment report for February at 08:30 a.m. (E.S.T.) this morning.

According to the BLS, 236,000 jobs were added to payrolls. The official published unemployment rate, know as the U-3 rate, fell from 7.9% to 7.7%.

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InlandPolitics: Colonies defendants want day in court

Scales of Justice

Friday, March 8, 2013 – 08:55 a.m.

Defense attorneys for Developer Jeffrey Burum filed a motion in the California Supreme Court on Wednesday, in an effort to move forward the criminal case involving the controversial $102 million settlement between the County of San Bernardino and Colonies Partners, L.P.

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San Bernardino Seal

Josh Dulaney, Staff Writer
Posted: 03/07/2013 04:41:59 PM PST

SAN BERNARDINO — The future of several landmark properties seen as the key to economic development downtown remains in question after state Controller John Chiang rejected the city’s effort to move $108million from its shuttered Redevelopment Agency to the nonprofit San Bernardino Economic Development Corp.

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Obama-Recession

Second-term setbacks are forcing Obama to sound more conciliatory toward Republicans.

By Josh Kraushaar
Updated: March 8, 2013 | 8:10 a.m.
March 8, 2013 | 5:46 a.m.

President Obama’s advisers have telegraphed their goal to win control of the House in 2014, which would give the president unfettered control to advance his favored policies. But the bigger concern for the White House should be the more realistic possibility that they could lose the Senate in 2014 – an outcome that’s only enhanced by the president’s second-term strategy focusing on rallying the base over centrist governance.

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