Idaho Unemployment Rate Decreases to 3.7% in December

January 20, 2017

Idaho’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent in December – after five straight months at 3.8 percent. Employment increased by 300 to 784,200. Meanwhile, the state’s labor force decreased by 200, pushing the […]

U.S. Unemployment Rate Tumbles

September 4, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — The unemployment rate tumbled to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, complicating the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision whether to raise rates in two weeks. The Labor […]

Idaho Lacks in Postsecondary Education

May 1, 2015

BOISE – A new study has concluded that not enough young Idahoans are receiving the postsecondary education they need to succeed in today’s workforce. Idaho Voices for Children’s 2015 Census Data Highlights shows that only 33% of […]

LARSON: If You Teach a Terrorist to Fish…

February 24, 2015

If you teach a terrorist to fish… By Neal Larson When State Department spokesman Marie Harf declared “We cannot kill ourselves out of this war” on cable news, none of us should have been surprised. […]