January 24, 2021

Art & Lifestyle:

Jobs in US Declined in December


The US Bureau of Labor Statistics jobs report for December 2020 shows clear evidence of the work needed to help our economy weather the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, said Rep. Steny H. Hoyer. The report showed that jobs declined by 140,000 in December.

1st Step Taken in Renaming Bases, Ships With Confederate Names


The first members of the commission to rename at least 10 Army bases and possibly two Navy ships that honor the Confederacy have been appointed by acting DefSec Christopher Miller.

Job Gains Down From September


The October 2020 jobs report shows the economy added 638,000 jobs, but while the jobs rebound continues, the pace has slowed, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer said.

March Jobs Report Takes First Virus Hit


The Labor Department’s March jobs reports has no good news, and it reflects only the beginning of the social distancing orders already shattering unemployment records and worrying business owners across the nation, says Congressman Steny Hoyer.

Hoyer: US Economic Performance Losing Steam


House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said that the January 2020 jobs report “provides further confirmation that economic performance is losing steam.”

Wage Growth Remained Slow at Year’s End


The December 2019 jobs report caps a year that ranked eighth in the 2010s for job creation. House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer also said that wage growth was slower than in November 2019 and slower than 2018.

Hoyer: Slower Wage Growth Continues


The November 2019 jobs report continues to show slower wage growth, though it reflects steady employment gains that reach back more than nine years, well into the Obama presidency, said House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer.

Hoyer Warns Members of Slowing Economy


The latest jobs report continues to reflect an economy struggling with current trade wars. The slower wage growth is impacting millions of American workers and their families, according to Rep. Steny H. Hoyer who has begun sending weekly economic reports to members as concern with a slowing economy grows. Some of his points on the heels of the release of the October jobs report are here.

Hoyer: Job Growth Under-Performs Expectations


The US Department of Labor issued its August 2019 jobs report. The 129,000 private-sector jobs added in August under-performed expectations, Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said.

Hoyer on Jobs Report: Wage Growth Falls Short


The US economy gained 224,00 jobs in June, and the unemployment rate rose slightly from 3.6 to 3.7 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ June 2019 jobs report.