It's a chilling statistic; the national poverty level is primed to reach its highest rate since 1965. The situation was so dire back then that President Lyndon Johnson felt moved to launch the War on Poverty. But its advances are at risk of falling by the wayside as the national poverty rate is expected climb... Read More »
Filing for Unemployment:
Unemployed Alaska workers can file an unemployment claim online (click Unemployment Insurance Benefits), or call one of the state's UI Claim Centers (Anchorage 907-269-4700, Juneau 907-465-5552, Fairbanks 907-451-2871, or toll free 888-252-2557). Additional contact information can be... Read More »
Energy-producing states have experienced unemployment levels well below those of other states in recent years, thanks in part to a boom in energy exploration that's been driven by high oil prices.
It's perhaps little surprise then that states that significantly contribute to the nation's production of oil,... Read More »