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Tag Archives: population growth

Census: Population slowing in large portions of U.S.

WASHINGTON — Many states that posted big population gains in the 2010 census are now seeing their decade-long growth fizzle, hurt by a prolonged economic slump that is stretching into larger portions of the South and West. New 2011 estimates ...

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Job openings flat in May, a sign of slow hiring

WASHINGTON — The number of job postings didn’t increase in May, a sign that hiring is unlikely to pick up this summer. Employers advertised 3 million job openings, the Labor Department said. That was the same amount as in April ...

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Bob and Donna McWilliams: Are we headed for a housing shortage?

If you’d suggest to people that we’re headed for a housing shortage, they’d likely think you’re on another planet. Most folks would point to all the homes on the market and a healthy inventory of foreclosed properties owned by the ...

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Newsmakers: Harford County Executive David R. Craig (access required)

Harford County Executive David R. Craig spoke to reporters and editors at The Daily Record about his plans for the county, population growth and jobs. Craig said he thinks a person in his position should be hands-on, and not sitting around in the office. He even said he would entertain a run for Maryland governor.

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