April 23, 2024

Hoyer: Economy Stronger Than Ever

Economy

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ January 2024 jobs report shows “our economy is stronger than ever,” Rep. Steny H. Hoyer said.

Uptick in Attacks on US Troops in Middle East

Attacks

As the US continues to move its assets around the Middle East to support Israel in its war against Hamas, the number of attacks on US troops nearby has increased.

US in Final Stages of Evacuations in Kabul

The withdrawal of Americans and other US allies is in its final stages, amid more threats of terrorism in Afghanistan. President Joe Biden said over the weekend that another terrorist attack is “highly likely.”

What’s Next for the Navy’s LCS Fleet?

LCS

The littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords launches a Naval Strike Missile in the Philippine Sea on Oct. 1, 2019. The missile is a long-range, precision-strike weapon designed to seek and destroy enemy ships. (US Navy photo by Navy Chief Petty Officer Shannon Renfroe) Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not reflect opinions of the Leader’s owners or staff. Chief of Naval Operations ADM Michael Gilday offered details to a House defense subcommittee on the US Navy’s plans for…

Navy Has Its 1st Black Female Fighter Pilot

First Black Female Pilot

Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle is the Navy’s first-known Black female TACAIR pilot. She will receive her Wings of Gold later this month.

Experts Still Fear Second Peak of COVID-19

Fight COVID

The trend of new coronavirus cases is still increasing in 19 states, holding steady in seven, and heading downward in 24, includng Maryland and Virginia. Health experts continue to fear a second peak of COVID-19 in the wake of the reopening of states, Memorial Day gatherings, and protests seeking racial justice across the country.

Hoyer on Jobs Report: Wage Growth Falls Short

Economy

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.

Hoyer: Slow Jobs, Wage Growth Threatens Economic Expansion

Economy

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its May 2019 jobs report. Job growth slowed and the unemployment rate remained at 3.6 percent.

Hoyer: Dec. ’18 Jobs Report Encouraging

Economy

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report shows that payroll employment increased by 312,000 in December 2018, and the unemployment
rate rose to 3.9 percent.

Dec. 2016 Report: Jobs Growth Steady

Hoyer Earns High Score From LCV

The US Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics monthly jobs report for December shows an economy that continues to produce jobs at a steady clip, with 75 consecutive months of job growth alongside 144,000 new private sector jobs created. The unemployment rate was 4.7 percent.