TITLE

Job Creation

PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
Congressional Digest;Mar2010, Vol. 89 Issue 3, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses efforts by the U.S. government and Congress to spur job creation. In 2009 President Barack Obama signed into law a $787 billion economic stimulus that enjoyed almost no Republican support in Congress. Later that year Democrats in the House of Representatives passed the $154 billion Jobs for Main Street Act. In the face of Republican opposition, though, Senator Harry Reid said the Senate would consider a smaller measure.
ACCESSION #
48539391

 

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