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New Study: Moratorium Could Cost Nearly 20,000 Gulf Jobs

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 22, 2010

There have been numerous reports published over the last few months about the impact of the administration's de facto drilling moratorium on jobs and the economy in the Gulf region. The latest report released yesterday is authored by LSU professor Dr. Joseph Mason who finds that the Gulf region will lose more than 19,500 jobs, $5 billion in economic activity and nearly $240 million in state and local tax revenues during the six-month moratorium.

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Fighting for Jobs and the American Dream

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 21, 2010

The front page of The Washington Post today bears the headline, "Recession is officially over, but anxiety lingers." The headline is based on an announcement by the National Bureau of Economic Research which yesterday proclaimed that the recession, which began in December 2007, met its technical end in June 2009. 

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U.S. Loans Billions to Mexico for Drilling

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 15, 2010

I've got an important question for anyone in the administration who's willing to comment on this blog: Can you explain why the U.S. government is loaning money to Mexico to drill in the Gulf while imposing a drilling moratorium here? 

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The Joliet Rally for Jobs

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 15, 2010

The Rally for Jobs in Joliet, Illinois, was a reminder of the can-do spirit that is emblematic of America's Midwest. The event exuded patriotism, pride, perseverance--the hallmarks of the 1,000 union members as well as business and industry leaders who took a stand for jobs and the economy at the Pipefitters Training Center. 

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Energy Tomorrow Radio: Episode - 117 Americans Rally for Jobs

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 14, 2010

In today's episode, I report on the Rallies for Jobs held this month across America where energy workers, business leaders and consumers voiced their concerns about jobs, economic growth and affordable energy. 

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Energy Workers Fight for Their Jobs

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted September 2, 2010

Plans are underway for upcoming rallies to be held in Canton, Ohio, on September 7 and Farmington, N.M. and Joliet, Ill., on September 8. In the meantime, check out the video below from yesterday's kick-off rallies in Texas. 

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