Economy

Rail Service in Philly Resumes After Intervention by Obama

Philadelphia’s commuter rail service was restored on Sunday only hours after its workers were back on the job following a strike that was ended after President Obama had intervened, said officials from the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. A spokesperson from SEPTA said all of the morning shift workers for Sunday had showed up for work […]

Republican and Democratic Governors Battle over Minimum Wage

Democrats, including President Obama are attempting to use the annual meeting of the state’s governors in Washington to gain support for increasing the U.S. minimum wage, as their GOP counterparts argue jobs would be killed by increasing it. Mary Fallin, a the GOP governor of Oklahoma is against increasing the minimum wage saying it would […]