“President Obama Says House Must Pass Bipartisan Transportation Bill”
From the White House weblog:
In this week’s address, President Obama called on the House of Representatives to pass a bipartisan transportation bill that would repair crumbling roads and bridges and support construction jobs in communities all across America. According to a new report, 90 percent of these construction jobs are middle class jobs. The Senate passed the bill with the support of Democrats and Republicans because if the bill stalls in Congress then constructions sites will go idle, workers will have to go home, and our economy will take a hit. The President calls on everyone to tell their elected officials to pass a long-term transportation bill that will support American construction workers and our economy.
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