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Mar 8, 2012

House passes bipartisan bill to help startups

Showing that on occasion they can work together, House lawmakers overwhelmingly passed a package of bills Thursday making it easier for small businesses and startups to raise the capital they need to grow and hire new workers.

Oct 10, 2011

ANALYSIS: Obama disconnects rhetoric, reality in jobs bill pitch

In President Barack Obama's sales pitch for his jobs bill, there are two versions of reality: The one in his speeches and the one actually unfolding in Washington.

Mar 18, 2010

Jobs bill more fat than Bacon

By Joe Yovino

Web editor

President Obama today signed into law the jobs bill that will provide $18 billion in tax breaks to businesses and pumps $20 billion into highway and transit programs. Don’t start gassing up all that idled machin[...]

Mar 18, 2010

Obama signs bill designed to boost highway, transit programs

By DARLENE SUPERVILLE Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday signed into law a package of tax breaks and spending designed to give the nation a […]

Mar 18, 2010

Obama to sign bill to spur construction job growth

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is set to sign a jobs bill into law Thursday morning. The bill contains two major provisions. First, it exempts businesses hiring the unemployed […]

Mar 17, 2010

Senate OKs jobs, transportation bill

By Andrew Taylor AP Writer Washington — U.S. companies that hire unemployed workers will get a temporary payroll tax holiday under a bill that easily won final congressional approval Wednesday. […]

Mar 1, 2010

Jobs bill roadblock threatens highway projects

By Paul Snyder Contractors are waiting for Congress to make a move after lawmakers failed to pass a bill extending financing for highway construction that left projects suspended throughout the […]

Feb 24, 2010

Senate approves tax breaks for new hires (10:45 a.m. 2/24/10)

By Andrew Taylor AP Writer Washington — Companies that hire the unemployed would claim new tax breaks under a jobs-promoting bill the Senate passed Wednesday, delivering President Barack Obama and […]

Feb 23, 2010

Builders rally for highway money

By Sean Ryan The federal government will hemorrhage $11.1 billion in 2010 highway money if Congress doesn’t pass a bill by Sunday to temporarily plug the leak. Wisconsin has $200.7 […]

Jan 15, 2010

Jobs bill faces stiff challenge in Senate (1:56 p.m. 1/15/10)

By Andrew Taylor AP Writer Washington — The Senate is where legislation often goes to die, and it’s looking like that’s the fate awaiting a new jobs bill wanted by […]

Dec 4, 2009

Obama: Jobs plan will ‘jump-start’ hiring (11:49 a.m. 12/4/09)

By ANDREW TAYLOR and PHILIP ELLIOTT Associated Press Writer ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Even as he trumpeted a slowdown in the nation’s job losses, President Barack Obama put finishing touches […]


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