Thursday, March 11, 2010

Short Takes

Getting better — 31 states added jobs in January.

Meanwhile, the Senate passed a bill giving $140 billion on tax breaks and aid to the unemployed.

Florida’s unemployment rate is at a 35-year high.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi thinks they’re very close to a healthcare deal.

Sen. John Ensign (R-NV) and his affairs are back in the news.

Monica Conyers, the wife of Rep. John Conyers (D-MI), is going to jail for bribery.

The House passed a ban on those fake census forms that political parties use to raise money.

Kansas City public schools are in deep trouble.

A grand jury is looking into the collapse of the Jackson Health System.

R.I.P. Corey Haim.