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Reason #26: Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Construction Jobs Like They Promised
August 19, 2014
Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Construction Jobs Like They Promised. In January 2009, the Administration promised their stimulus would create over 800,000 construction jobs by December 2010. Instead, under this Administration, over 500,000 construction jobs have been lost. Sources: January 2009 Romer/Bernstein Report ("Predicted With Stimulus”), and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (“Actual”). ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman... More
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Reason #25: Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Manufacturing Jobs Like They Promised
August 12, 2014
Democrats’ $1 Trillion Stimulus Didn’t Create Manufacturing Jobs Like They Promised. In January 2009, the Administration promised their stimulus would create over 400,000 manufacturing jobs by December 2010. Instead, under this Administration, that many manufacturing jobs have been lost. Sources: January 2009 Romer/Bernstein Report ("Predicted with Stimulus”), and Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (“Actual”). ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman ... More
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Camp Applauds Michigan’s Efforts to Encourage People with Disabilities to be Engaged in the Workforce
August 11, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, Representative Dave Camp (R-MI) made the following statement on the release of the “Better Off Working: Disability Reform Work Group Strategic Plan” by the Michigan Department of Human Services, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Disability Determination Service, and the Disability Network and Michigan Employers: "I applaud the Michigan Department of Human Services as well as the disability community and employers who assembled this strategic plan. Its goal is the right on... More
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Brady Releases Draft Bill to Protect Medicare, Encourages Stakeholders to Submit Comments
August 7, 2014
Washington, DC – Today, House Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) released the Protecting Integrity in Medicare Act of 2014 (PIMA), a discussion draft aimed at combating fraud, waste and abuse in the Medicare program so that it can better serve Americans. Upon releasing the discussion draft, Chairman Brady made the following statement: "I’m pleased to release a discussion draft of the Protecting Integrity in Medicare Act (PIMA) of 2014. This draft bill builds off th... More
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Reason #24: Most Job Growth during the “Recovery” in Lower-Wage Occupations
August 5, 2014
Most Job Growth during the “Recovery” in Lower-Wage Occupations. The mid- and high-wage jobs lost during the recession were replaced by lower-wage jobs. Source: National Employment Law Project, The Low-Wage Recovery and Growing Inequality. ________________ As introduced on June 17, 2014, Ways and Means Chairman Camp is listing 40 reasons for the Senate to pass the 40 jobs bills the House has already approved. The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high... More
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