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Four Years since “Recovery Summer,” the First of 40 Reasons for Senate Democrats to Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills
Reason #1: Worst “Recovery” for Jobs Ever
On June 17, 2010, the Obama Administration announced the start of “Recovery Summer.” As one Administration official put it back then, “This summer is sure to be a Summer of Economic Recovery.” That boast added to promise after promise by the Administration and Congressional Democrats that their policies would turn the economy around and “lay a new foundation for growth and prosperity” enjoyed by all:
Unfortunately for the American people, none of that actually happened.Instead, as displayed below, even four years after the original “Recovery Summer” the American people continue to experience the worst “recovery” for jobs ever. This is just the first reason for the Senate to take up and pass the 40 jobs bills the House has passed in the last 18 months. But there are more reasons – many more. As will be displayed in subsequent releases, there are at least 40 reasons for the Senate to pass these 40 House jobs bills. The reasons define the distress Americans continue to feel in the “new normal” of high unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies.
Reason #1: Worst “recovery” for jobs ever. In no other recession did it take this long to recover the lost jobs.