Private sector

“Doing Fine” – YouTube

“Doing Fine” – YouTube

“Doing Fine” via “Doing Fine” – YouTube. Obama ‘evolves’ quite quickly now. Obama: ‘It is absolutely clear that the economy is not doing fine’ Under fire from Republicans, President Obama clarified an earlier assessment of the health of the private sector, explaining that it’s “absolutely clear” the economy is not doing “fine.” The president, in response to a question Friday afternoon in the Oval Office, backtracked somewhat on his comments […]

White House Statement on May Unemployment

White House Statement on May Unemployment

Statement on the Employment Situation in May    WASHINGTON, DC – Alan B. Krueger, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, issued the following statement today on the employment situation in May. You can view the statement HERE.     The Employment Situation in May Posted by Alan B. Krueger on June 1, 2012 at 9:34AM EDT   Problems in the job market were long in the making and will not be solved […]

We Can’t Wait: The White House Announces Federal and Private Sector Commitments to Provide Employment Opportunities for Nearly 180,000 Youth

We Can’t Wait: The White House Announces Federal and Private Sector Commitments to Provide Employment Opportunities for Nearly 180,000 Youth

From the White House Press Office: Today, the White House announced Summer Jobs+, a new call to action for businesses, non-profits, and government to work together to provide pathways to employment for low-income and disconnected youth in the summer of 2012. The President proposed $1.5 billion for high-impact summer jobs and year-round employment for low-income youth ages 16-24 in the American Jobs Act as part of the Pathways Back to […]

FLOTUS announces private sector to Hire 25,000 Veterans and Military Spouses

FLOTUS announces private sector to Hire 25,000 Veterans and Military Spouses

First Lady Michelle Obama Announces Major Private Sector Commitment to Hire 25,000 Veterans and Military Spouses in Support of Joining Forces 270 companies committing to employ veterans and military spouses   WASHINGTON, DC – Today, while visiting Joint Base Langley-Eustis with President Obama on Day Three of the American Jobs Act bus tour, First Lady Michelle Obama announced that the American Logistics Association (ALA) and their 270 affiliate companies have […]

Republicans offer Alternative Jobs Bill – Jobs Through Growth Act

Republicans offer Alternative Jobs Bill – Jobs Through Growth Act

Paul offers Obama alternative bridge repair plan Jobs Through Growth Act.”  Here are the bullet points of what the GOP wants to do: Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution Give the President statutory line-item veto authority Simplify the tax system for individuals and business Allow repatriation of overseas business income Repeal a 3% withholding requirement for those doing business with governments Repeal the Obama health reform law Medical Malpractice Reform […]