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Jul 23rd

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NAACP supported anti-Wage discrimination bill signed into law by President Obama

The NAACP applauds President Barack Obama's recent signing of the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act into law. The act, which has been a legislative priority for the NAACP since mid-2007, was the very first piece of legislation signed into law by President Obama, January 29.
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Coleman hosts budget meetings

Mayor Chris Coleman will hold two community conversations on the City budget that will outline to residents the severity of proposed cuts in state local government aid to Saint Paul and the options available to solve the projected $44 million deficit in the next two years.
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Klobuchar backs plan to limit CEO pay

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar last week expressed strong support for President Barack Obama’s plan to limit the compensation of executives whose companies receive federal assistance under the Troubled Assets Relief Program (TARP).
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If only they knew me: Informational interviews improve your job prospects

“I’m good at what I do. I’m always on time, I never call in sick. My manager gave me great reviews. But now I can’t find a job. If someone would just agree to meet me, I know they would want to hire me. How do I get noticed?”

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Report finds silent economic depression for people of color

(NNPA) - A new report concludes that the current economic recession is being experienced as a depression by people of color.
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Black-owned Liberty Bank to participate in Treasury Department's Capital Purchase Program

NEW ORLEANS (NNPA) - Liberty Bank customers are about to reap the benefits of a new federally sponsored capital funds program. Liberty Bank, the third-largest African American-owned bank in United States, recently announced that it has received approval to participate in the U.S. Treasury Department’s TARP Capital Purchase Program.
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What immigrants and new citizens should know about social security numbers

Whether you are a new U.S. citizen or a noncitizen with authorization to work in this country, you need to apply for a Social Security card and number in order to work in the United States.


While most American citizens now have Social Security cards issued at birth, a noncitizen applying for his or her first Social Security card or number must prove identity, age and citizenship.
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