MOUNT VERNON — Although unemployment figures have not quite turned the corner, evidence continues to mount they soon may, according to Matthew Kurtz, director of the Department of Job & Family Services.



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6 Responses to “Economy stirring across region”

  1. liberalism is a mental disorder

    i do belive that not following the original system is what the poeple down.

  2. John C. Davidson

    Who said anything about hating Obama, fella. It’s the whole system that has let everyone down.

  3. Knoxcat

    This is typical of Obama haters who seem to be people who do not know how to read. Mr. Kurtz said things are picking up, not back to where they were. he notes that the Whirlpool plant is hiring 425 workers in Marion County and that hiring is so brisk in Marion Co. that he had to send extra help to handle the load. Granted this is not Knox County but there has been some hiring done here recently, notable Jeld-Wen. People hate the president so much they will post BS and not look at the facts. Be patient. A good economy cannot be downloaded from the Internet like an iTunes song.

  4. rdr

    Prove it Mr. Kurtz. The proof is in the pudding not just words.

  5. John C. Davidson

    Comming from a government employee, I expect nothing less than such an encouraging statement based on what facts.