190,000 Lost Jobs Keeps Unemployment Insurance Tax Low
(Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Despite the need to borrow $773 million from the federal government to pay jobless benefits so far in the current economic downturn, an advisory panel today recommended that the average tax rate levied on Nevada employers to pay claims remain unchanged at 2 percent for 2012. The...
N&V Staff October 5, 2011
Second Stimulus Unlikely To Create Nevada Jobs
(Steven Miller and Kyle Gillis/NPRI) – President Obama claims his recently proposed American Jobs Act could provide $1.3 billion to Nevada and create nearly 10,000 jobs. But what the historical data strongly suggests, says a Duquesne University economics professor, is that the money will do no such thing. “The government does not...
N&V Staff September 20, 2011