For the week ending May 1, the advance number of initial claims, unadjusted, totaled 11,356, a decrease of 6,013 from the previous week's revised level of 17,369, according to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission.
You can pay me now or pay me later for the energy you use.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Powered by consumers and fueled by government aid, the U.S. economy is achieving a remarkably fast recovery from the recession that ripped through the nation last year on the heels of the coronavirus and cost tens of millions of Americans their jobs and businesses.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumer confidence rose sharply for a second straight month, hitting the highest level since the pandemic began, as the rapid rollout of vaccines and another round of U.S. financial support for Americans boosts optimism.
We are tossing out nearly 125 billion meals a year while a projected 45 million Americans are struggling to put food on the table, writes columnist Dana Gunders.
Measures co-authored by Sen. James Leewright, R-Bristow, and Rep. Gary Mize, R-Guthrie, would allow both regulated and non-regulated power providers (and their customers) an opportunity for a much longer period of time to retire their energy costs, thereby reducing the increases on monthly bills.
Consumer spending fell 1% last month, the Commerce Department reported Friday, the biggest drop since last April when spending tumbled 12.4% as the country was broadsided by the global pandemic.
"We all want our government to work for us," said Skiatook resident David Truelove.
Feel like a midnight snack and want a toothbrush and toothpaste to go with it? Now you can get that from Walmart and have it delivered without…
"Regrettably, puppy mills continue to flourish. Without a doubt, the vehicle and the stimulus for the continuing sale of these puppies is the internet," says Bob Baker, executive director of the Missouri Alliance for Animal Legislation.
Uninsured Americans who want to buy Affordable Care Act coverage have another three months to do so, thanks to an executive order President Joe Biden signed last month.
The new rule takes effect on November 30, 2021.
ORU changes name of school of business
"The palm oil industry depends on child labor and involves trafficking, slavery and rape. It keeps families and nations in poverty while forcing children to work long days for little to no pay," the editorial states.
With the pandemic running rampant, consumers embraced the perceived safety of the suburbs and private transportation. New vehicle demand quickly outstripped production, which was constrained as COVID spread. New vehicle inventories remain abnormally low, and remain below historic norms. But in the short term, production will outstrip demand as manufacturers restock dealer lots, improving automakers’ balance sheets for 2021 after a rocky 2020.