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Camp on February Jobs Report: We Still Have a Long Way to Go

March 04, 2011

“The jobs numbers, while encouraging, are a reminder that our economic recovery remains on thin ice.  After nearly two years of devastating job losses, the unemployment rate is still too high and we still have a long way to go.  We must be mindful of how policies developed in Washington can and are directly impacting the ability of employers to create jobs.  To create more robust growth, we need to get Washington out of the way of private businesses and that starts with streamlining the tax code, passing the pending free trade agreements so American businesses can make and sell more goods, and getting federal spending under control so the debt isn’t crushing families and job creators.”