Monthly Reports

August

The Bureau of Labor Statistics: Jobs Report

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, an agency within the Labor Department, is charged with figuring and communicating the unemployment rate, among other useful measures of the job market, that impacts the U.S. economy. You can examine this PDF of the August Jobs Report.

July

The Tipping Point: Virginia’s Ratifying Convention

The Virginia Ratifying convention brought together great minds and great leaders in a large, influential state. Though ratification was perhaps imminent, the Virginia convention served as the tipping point in establishing the new United States.