Obviously it hasn’t run through the legislative wringer yet, but the Local Jobs For America Act proposed by House Education and Labor Secretary George Miller looks like an exceedingly good piece of policy. It would provides through the community development block grant program $100 billion dollars to create local jobs through state and municipal budgets. Miller claims he could create or save a million jobs with that money.
|By: David Dayen Friday March 12, 2010 5:07 am|
|By: Spencer Ackerman Thursday March 4, 2010 7:55 am|
Nothing quite has the power of hearing the words contained in critical documents the torture era read out loud.
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday December 10, 2009 7:23 am|
With the insurance companies crying “we win,” members of Congress are either going to give them what they want or stop the looting. We hope Keith Ellison will be there when it counts. We already know Tammy Baldwin won’t.
Keith Ellison’s phone: (612) 522-1212 (MN), (202) 225-4755 (DC)
Tammy Baldwin’s phone: (608) 258-9800 (WI), (202) 225-2906 (DC)
|By: Jane Hamsher Thursday June 4, 2009 9:30 am|
I saw Dana Milbank hovering for a few minutes at the back of the panel I was speaking on at America’s Future Now yesterday. He fills his word quota for the day by concluding that there were fewer people at this year’s conference and therefore less passion, but anyone who lived through the Clinton years should have been able to predict that if a Democrat won the White House most