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ITES: Final Swing State Thoughts

This is the final entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. For more than 100 days this series presented and analyzed the economic news of five swing states from the five regions of the country. Excluding this final post, just fewer than 17,600 words … Continue reading

ITES: Water less than Golf

This is the twelfth entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. The hot air balloon is free, teens are still having babies – but not as many; and divergent plans emerge for historic sites. Those stories and more call the Land of Enchantment home this week, and … Continue reading

ITES: Reports of Jobs & Corruption

This is the ninth entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. With colleges in the midst of the spring break season, seniors will be returning to campus with added anxiety about the real world that is now just around the bend. Fortunately, the most recent state report … Continue reading

ITES: Profiling New Mexico’s Economy

This is the sixth entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. It is a destination famous for aged mud brick dwellings, UFO conspiracy theories, and now the runway to meet those little green men. This year marks the 100th anniversary of a state that retains its majority-minority … Continue reading

“It’s the Economy, Stupid” – Intro to Blogging 2012 Swing States

This is the first entry in “It’s the Economy, Stupid” a 15-part series analyzing the local economic news in five swing states. If the acrimonious debt ceiling debate of this past summer, the maneuverings and failure of the Super Committee this past fall, and the pivoting and re-pivoting to “jobs, jobs, JOBS,” by every presidential candidate has not … Continue reading

Federal Government Not Alone, 5 States Warned of Downgrade

This post was originally published on the Public Notice: Bankrupting America Blog. Though Minnesotans are finally with a budget, the days of their pristine credit rating by Moody’s are long gone, as the state has been AA-1 since 2003. Only 15 states can claim AAA, the highest rating, but the debt ceiling poses a threat to their … Continue reading