Why Should Senate Democrats Act on 40 House-Passed Jobs Bills?
Reason #2: At the Current Pace, the Jobs Gap Won’t Close until 2018
At the Current Pace, the Jobs Gap Won’t Close until 2018. The jobs gap includes both jobs lost during the recession as well as new jobs needed to keep pace with population growth.
Source: Hamilton Project, Closing the Jobs Gap
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 unemployment and weak job creation resulting from Obama Administration economic policies.
View the prior reasons here.