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Mar 16, 2022 @ 2:30PMHearing: Examining the Impact of Shareholder Primacy: What it Means to Put Stock Prices First
Apr 27, 2022 @ 10:00AMHearing: Building on a Strong Foundation: Investments Today for a More Competitive Tomorrow
Jul 20, 2022 @ 2:30PMHearing: The Economic Toll of Gun Violence
U.S. Senator (D-NM)
June 2, 2023JEC Chairman Heinrich on May Jobs Report
Washington, D.C.—Today, Senator Martin Heinrich, (D-NM), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that nonfarm payroll employment increased by 3...
June 1, 2023JEC Chairman Heinrich on Debt Ceiling Deal
Washington, D.C.—Today, Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), released the following statement in response to the proposed debt limit legislation:
May 17, 2023JEC Chairman Heinrich Leads Calls for Clean Debt Ceiling Raise in Congressi...
Washington, D.C.—On Wednesday, May 17, Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), Chairman of the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee (JEC), held a hearing titled “Counting the Costs: How a U.S. Default Crisis Harms American Families and Businesses to explor...
May 17, 2023JEC Chairman Heinrich Calls for Clean Debt Ceiling Raise in Senate Hearing
JEC Chairman Heinrich remarks, as prepared.
U.S. Congressman (R-AZ)
December 13, 2022State Inflation Tracker: November 2022
Americans are facing the highest inflation rates in decades, making it harder for them to afford everyday goods and more expensive to raise their families. Each month coinciding with the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ release of the Consumer Price Index...
December 9, 2022Finding Home: Helping the Homeless Improve Their Lives and Reconnect with C...
Homelessness has become a daunting problem in many cities across the United States, particularly since the 1980s. Drug use, deinstitutionalization of the mentally ill, increased family breakdown, and higher housing costs have all contributed to the r...
December 7, 2022The Consequences of Declining Fertility for Social Capital
In 2020, the total fertility rate in the United States reached its lowest point on record. Fertility rebounded slightly in 2021, but Americans continue to not have enough children to maintain the current population.
December 2, 2022Ranking Member Mike Lee on November Jobs Report
WASHINGTON—Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Ranking Member of the Joint Economic Committee, made the following statement after the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that the economy added 263,000 jobs in November:
State Unemployment Data
Latest Economic Data
Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 253,000 in April, and the unemployment rate changed little at 3.4 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 1.3 percent in the first quarter of 2023, according to the “second” estimate.
The latest data released by the Department of Labor show that the number of initial unemployment claims fell to 192,000 for the week ending March 11, down 20,000 from the prior week. The four-week moving average, which smooths week-to-week volatility in the data, is 196,500, down 76% since President Biden took office.