Marc Scharnowske, executive director of Madison County JobSource, said high gas prices and troubles in the automotive industry are crippling workers.
"This is a clear demonstration that we need to revise what our economic policies are and do something differently," he
Instead of creating a second economic stimulus package, Scharnowske
said, federal lawmakers should be funding new job training and placement programs.
office had been busy helping people from these two companies file for unemployment and that he
believes local jobless figures will become more dismal in coming months.