David Merriman

Unemployment Line

Economist: Don’t Obsess About Unemployment Numbers

We’ve all heard the terms “unemployment rate” or “first-time jobless benefits” or “seasonally adjusted” ad nauseum over the past few years, as the United States slowly climbs out of a bad recession.

WBBM Newsradio–06/13/2011

(Credit: Illinois Department Of Revenue)

U Of I Report: Tax Hike Won’t Fix State Deficit

A new report from the University of Illinois on Wednesday said that the income tax hike recently approved by Gov. Pat Quinn and the General Assembly is not enough of a solution to the state’s $15 billion deficit.

WBBM Newsradio–01/19/2011