Category Archives: Job stimulus

Obama says jobs are top priority

In his first State of the Union address today, President Obama said: jobs must be our number one focus in 2010, and that is why I am calling for a new jobs bill tonight. Now, the true engine of job creation in this country will always be America’s businesses. The jobs bill of which he […]

White House hypes jobs stimulus results

The Huffington Post reports: Job Stimulus Results: White House Claims ‘Stunning’ Two Million Jobs Saved Or Created. It states: the report from the President’s Council of Economic Advisers said the economy is a lot better off than it would have been without the stimulus. Citing its own analysis plus a range of private sector summaries, […]

House approves $174 billion job bill

As the LA Times reports, “The $174-billion jobs package passed the House 217 to 212, with no Republican support. It includes $75 billion for highway and transit projects, school renovation and keeping teachers and firefighters on the job, and $78 billion to further extend unemployment insurance and healthcare subsidies. The Senate won’t consider the jobs […]