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Need a Job?

Posted: 02/25/2009 - Despite our current economy, there are still jobs available in our community. Employers from Albertsons to Qwest are looking for employees with all different education levels and experience.

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Gov't Says 'Mass Layoffs' Soared in January

Posted: 02/25/2009 - The Labor Department says mass layoffs, or job cuts of 50 or more by a single employer, increased to 2,227 in January, up by almost 50 percent from the same month last year.

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President Vows to Lead Nation To Brighter Future

Updated: 02/25/2009 - President Barack Obama promised a nation shuddering in economic crisis Tuesday night that he would lead it from a dire "day of reckoning" to a brighter future, summoning politicians and public alike to shoulder responsibility for hard choices and shared sacrifice.

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President Says Country Will Rebuild, Emerge Stronger

Updated: 02/24/2009 - In an excerpt of his speech to Congress Tuesday night, Obama said that while the economy has been weakened and Americans' confidence shaken, the country will rebuild, recover and will emerge stronger than before.

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Sullenberger: Pay Cuts Driving Out Best Pilots

Posted: 02/24/2009 - Sullenberger says cuts that followed airline bankruptcies after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks coupled with the current recession have placed pilots and their families in an untenable financial situation.

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Obama: Governors Understand Economic Troubles

Posted: 02/22/2009 - President Barack Obama says his administration wants to make it easier for the nation's governors to lead their states out of their economic woes.

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Future of City Program For Disabled People in Jeopardy

Updated: 02/22/2009 - For those of you who don't know, the City of Colorado Springs has a program called, the Therapeutic Recreation Program. It's for handicapped people. They have 8,000 members and a waiting list, but because of budget cuts, it may get the ax.

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Most Governors Welcome Stimulus Money, Some Exceptions

Posted: 02/21/2009 - Most of the nation's governors are welcoming the money heading their way from President Obama's economic stimulus plan and are downplaying an apparent split in Republican ranks over the plan.

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Official: Obama Wants To Halve Budget Deficit

Posted: 02/21/2009 - He would try to achieve that mostly by scaling back Iraq war spending, raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans and making government run more efficiently.

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Tax Cuts Coming Soon

Posted: 02/21/2009 - It's part of the economic stimulus package President Barack Obama signed into law this week. Treasury is directing employers to make the changes as soon as possible and no later than April 1.

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January Rise In Consumer Prices Largest Since July

Posted: 02/20/2009 - Consumer prices rose by the most in six months in January, propelled by higher energy costs. But over the past year inflation has been flat, the lowest reading in more than a half-century.

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UPDATE: Circuit City Says Everything Must Go

Posted: 02/19/2009 - Furniture and fixtures are now for sale as fifteen Circuit City stores prepare to close their doors. The company recently filed for bankruptcy.

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State Senate Backs $605M In Budget Cuts

Posted: 02/18/2009 - The Senate has given initial backing to trimming about $605 million from this year's budget, about $20 million less than recommended by the committee that drafts the state budget.

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Obama Unveils $75 Billion Mortgage Relief Plan

Posted: 02/18/2009 - President Barack Obama says his $75 billion plan to tackle "a crisis unlike any we've ever known" in home foreclosures is necessary to help save the economy.

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