economy

Economy
3:44 am
Fri January 11, 2013

Geithner Began With 'Smoldering' Economy; What Does He Leave?

In this handout image provided by the White House, President Obama talks with Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner at the United Nations on Sept. 23, 2010.
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Originally published on Fri January 11, 2013 8:35 am

Outgoing Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner has had a bruising four years. He took office when the U.S. economy was plunging into the worst recession since the Great Depression.

Nominating Jack Lew as Geithner's successor Thursday, President Obama praised his departing Treasury secretary for helping to get the economy back on track.

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New England News
4:42 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Veterans Day Job Fair Held

The Massachusetts Office of Labor and Workforce Development is holding a series of events and activities in November to help veterans find work.   WAMC”s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports.

The Career Point Career Center in Holyoke would not normally be open on the Veterans Day holiday, but it opened its doors for two and a half hours Monday morning to host a job fair just for military veterans.  David Gadaire, the executive director of Career Point says on a typical day they’ll see 40 to 50 veterans come into the local state employment office looking for work.

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