Senate Passes Transportation Bill

By: Wednesday March 14, 2012 12:55 pm

The Senate completed work on a two-year surface transportation bill, which costs $109 billion and will provide clarity to local infrastructure projects. Senator Harry Reid of Nevada, the majority leader, extolled the measure, passed on a bipartisan vote of 74 to 22, as “a jobs bill in the true sense of the word.” “I hope [...]

Manufacturing Crucial to Any Realistic Jobs Agenda for Near Future

By: Friday August 5, 2011 6:55 am

The middling unemployment report should not cause people to neglect the massive sell-off in the stock market yesterday, which was predicated mainly on fears of a global return to no growth or even a double-dip recession. Those possibilities are increasing because of this move to austerity and the problems with containing sovereign debt crises in [...]