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November 2014
  • 7.1%
    CA Unemployment
  • 0.1%
    One Month Change
  • -1.1%
    Year Over Year
  • 5.5%
    US Unemployment

Jan. 30, 2015
Real gross domestic product -- the value of the production of goods and services in the United States, adjusted for price changes -- increased at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to the "advance" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.  In the third quarter, real GDP increased 5.0 percent.
Jan. 30, 2015
U.S. economic growth retreated to a modest pace in the final months of 2014, underscoring obstacles facing the recovery as troubles mount abroad.
Jan. 28, 2015
Significant new spending commitments could represent a failure of the state to heed the lessons of its past if they were to come at the expense of its budget reserve or rested on aggressive future revenue assumptions, the report says.
Jan. 28, 2015
"California's finances are roaring back," the report said. "History would suggest, however, that any fiscal renaissance will be temporary."
Jan. 27, 2015
With the 2015-2016 legislative session under way, it’s worth reminding our elected leaders why legal reform is needed. Ultimately, enacting legal reform is about making our lawsuit system serve the interests of ordinary people, rather than making personal injury lawyers rich. Stopping the abuse of our legal system will enable California businesses to grow and create jobs.
Jan. 22, 2015
California’s unemployment rate fell to 7 percent in December, a drop of two percentage points from a month earlier, but the state added few jobs last month.

The California Employment Development Department says the number of payroll jobs increased by just 700 last month, despite the improvement in the overall rate.