Posts With Keyword ‘brian peterson’

Iowa Caucuses Likely To Remain First In Nation’s Election Cycle

Posted: Friday, January 27th, 2012 at 6:29 am

Iowa’s first in the nation status isn’t threatened by the vote count errors in this years Republican Caucuses.

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IN DEPTH: What’s Wrong with the American Economy?

Posted: Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 2:00 pm

What’s wrong with the economy? What’s it going to take to fix it?

Join us today as Dr. Bob Leonard goes “In Depth” with Brian Peterson, Professor of Economics, Central College.

Debt Limit Looms, Still No Deal

Posted: Wednesday, July 27th, 2011 at 6:23 am

The debate about how to handle the county’s debt problems continues as the deadline for extending the debt limit nears.

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Ethanol Vote Puts Politicians on Record

Posted: Tuesday, June 21st, 2011 at 6:21 am

The recent move to repeal the blenders tax credit for ethanol producers may not have any immediate impact, but it could mean an opening for a larger debate about energy and spending.

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Central Economics Professor Discusses Debt On Today’s Let’s Talk

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 1:01 pm

Central College Associate Economics Professor Brian Peterson discusses the implications of inaction on the part of Congress to raise the federal debt limit, which was expected to be surpassed by spending Monday. Current guidelines on the limit expire August 2nd.

Failure To Act On Debt Limit Will Make Borrowing More Expensive, Central Economist Says

Posted: Monday, May 16th, 2011 at 6:25 am

The current federal debt limit guidelines are set to expire August 2nd, and if Congress doesn’t raise that limit before then, borrowing would become very difficult.

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Leaders Need To Recognize All Options, Central Economist Says

Posted: Sunday, May 15th, 2011 at 6:27 am

The current federal debt limit guidelines are set to expire August 2nd, and if Congress doesn’t raise that limit before then, the country could default on its loans.

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Economist Discusses Optimism For The Coming Year On Let’s Talk Pella

Posted: Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 at 1:00 pm

Central College Associate Economics Professor Brian Peterson talks about the state of the economy on the national and local level.

Economist Optimistic Despite Slight Rise In Unemployment

Posted: Monday, April 4th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Despite a slight increase in unemployment in Marion County over the last few months, the rate has remained relatively flat over the past year.

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Economist Optimistic Despite Slight Rise In Unemployment

Posted: Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at 6:29 am

Despite a slight increase in unemployment in Marion County over the last few months, the rate has remained relatively flat over the past year.

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Closure of Workforce Development Office Could Be Bad For Job Seekers

Posted: Sunday, February 20th, 2011 at 6:29 am

As reported previously on KNIA/KRLS News, plans to consolidate Iowa Workforce Development offices will have a local economic affect.

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Closure Of Workforce Development Office Leaves Questions

Posted: Saturday, February 19th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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As reported previously on KNIA/KRLS News, plans to consolidate Iowa Workforce Development offices will have a local economic affect.

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