Brown puts out a press release saying we will have a budget surplus, in the face of the Controller admitting we have a $24.3 billion cash deficit, owe $10 billion to the Feds, $15 billion in money stolen from Trust Funds, $10 billion borrowed from Wall Street to help cover the deficit, $12.5 billion owed government schools and more—$90 billion in total.
“California saw an increase in claims of 10,232 (for last week—17,500 the week before). It attributed the change to layoffs in the service, agriculture, forestry and fishing industries.”
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California saw an increase in jobless claims of 10,232. It attributed the change to layoffs in the service, agriculture, forestry and fishing industries.
Melissa Wiese, Sacramento Business Journal, 1/24/13
The number of people filing new jobless claims across the nation dropped by 5,000 to 330,000, another five-year low, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. California saw a large increase in new claims.
The four-week moving average was ...