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State revenue was down 29% compared to the same quarter last year, indicating budget shortfalls and hard choices may be on the horizon.
While the number of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics degrees earned by women increased in recent years, there’s still a gender gap.
Combining direct and indirect taxes, as well as taxes from state and local government, the average American family paid $15,748 in taxes in 2018.
Growth is slowing; government jobs due to the Census drove the largest increases.
About 13.6 million people remained unemployed in August. Job losses are becoming permanent; temporary layoffs are no longer causing the majority of unemployment.
This month's look at the pandemic focuses on hospital beds, unemployment benefits, and consumer spending. It also shows how the virus is infecting more people in states that previously had few cases.
The economic toll is increasing, with 25.7% of the damage from the past three years alone. Hurricane Laura will add to that total.
Initiative would postpone $520 in taxes for the average household and $1,197 for the upper middle class.
A look at data during Black Business Month shows that Black Americans own 2.2% of the nation’s 6 million businesses with employees.
Black and Hispanic Americans generally experience higher levels of unemployment, but they have lost 1.4 times as many jobs, proportionally, than white Americans since February due to the pandemic.
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