President Obama will yet again turn his attention to jobs and the economy today with highly touted speeches in Illinois and Missouri. This comes almost 20 months since the president promised he would do “whatever it takes” to move the economy forward and create jobs.
On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney was asked about growing reports that businesses are being forced to hire part-time workers rather than full-time in order to avert the consequences of the health care law. Although this phenomenon has been documented, the White House spokesman inexplicably denied it.
After 1,754 Days, It’s #TimeToBuild the Rest of the Keystone XL Pipeline
“Our focus is this: we want to have economic growth in the innovation era” — Chairman Upton
Support for H.R. 3 Continues to Roll in from American Workers – Teamsters and AFL-CIO Building Trades Unions Voice Strong Support for KXL Jobs and Energy SecurityMay 22, 2013 | Blog Post
The House is set to commence debate today on H.R. 3, the Northern Route Approval Act, legislation authored by Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) that will end the bureaucratic delays blocking construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.
Today marks 1,700 days since TransCanada first submitted its application to the U.S. State Department for a Presidential Permit to construct the Keystone XL. Here are five things you should know about the landmark jobs and energy project: