CA Exports Jump By Double-Digits, Reflecting Growth And Inflation Longshore Labor Contract Negotiations Could Stymie West Coast Ports
California’s export trade experienced a second consecutive double-digit increase in the value of overseas shipments in the latest numbers -- a sign of recovery in global trade but also of today's historic inflation.
California Labor Market Adds Jobs At A Healthy Pace In Latest Numbers Unemployment Dips; Still Higher Than Nation
California’s labor market expanded by 60,200 positions in the latest data. While the state has added jobs at a robust pace, it's recovered just 89.3% of the jobs lost during the pandemic.
Texas's Unemployment Rate Dips As The State's Labor Force Growth Outpaces The Nation Real Estate Sector Booms In Latest Numbers
Payrolls in Texas expanded by 30,100 workers according to the latest data. The state's unemployment rate also fell to 4.4% as the workforce increased by nearly 41,000. To put that in context, the U.S. workforce has not yet recovered to pre-pandemic levels.
The University of California's Eye Popping Economic Impact UC An Essential Engine
In contributing $82 billion to California's annual output and supporting 1 in every 45 jobs in the state, the UC system is an extraordinary engine of economic growth. Our new analysis reveals UC's full impact, from serving students to launching start-ups.
Beacon's analysis of the 2019 LA Pride Parade and Festival reveals the event generated nearly $75 million in economic output for LA County. Well over half of that amount was spent directly within the County.
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