Thursday, July 29, 2010

Links 07/29/10

California's Building Bust Choking Off Jobs Wall Street Journal ... California's construction industry continues to hemorrhage jobs, helping to explain why unemployment across the state remains so much worse than elsewhere in the country.

Avis Tops Hertz Bid For Dollar Wall Street Journal ...Avis Budget Group Inc. announced Wednesday that it is offering $46.50 a share for Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group Inc., topping rival Hertz Global Holdings Inc.'s $39-a-share proposal.

Job Subsidies Also Provide Help to Private Sector New York Times ...States are putting hundreds of thousands of people directly into jobs.

Ports trade tricks for greener jobs Politico ...Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) — with over 55 colleagues from 15 states — is leading the effort Thursday to end the Third World practices of our nation’s ports by introducing the CLEAN Ports Act.