House members warn carbon tax would increase unemployment rate

House members warn carbon tax would increase unemployment rate
"[W]ith continuing high national joblessness and an unemployment rate exceeding 7.8 percent every month since February 2009, a carbon tax will drive the unemployment rate even higher," the resolution states. It argues further that a carbon tax would …
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Massachusetts Youth Jobless Rate Soars
The unemployment rate among young adults in the state has more than doubled over the past decade, leaving nearly one in seven young people out of work, according to the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center. "There is no more important economic …
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Report: 1 in 7 MA Young Adults Unemployed
Unemployment among young adults was 13.8 percent in 2011, more than twice the rate of 6.7 percent recorded in the year 2000 and nearly two times the current unemployment rate for all adults. While all members of the Massachusetts labor force were …
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