iOS app Android app

House Jobs Bill

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Jobs Bills That Don't Create Jobs: What Republican Control Could Mean

HuffingtonPost.com | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 12.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans emerged from the midterm elections with a Senate majority and their strongest House majority since Herbert Hoover's presiden...

Fiscal Affairs: "JOBS" Disaster Looms

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business
Simon Johnson

The Senate will vote today on whether to adopt the main provisions of the House bill. Passing this bill would be a major public policy mistake -- akin to the disastrous (and bipartisan) deregulation of the financial sector in the 1990s.

Why Congress's Latest Jobs Effort Falls Flat

ProPublica | Posted 03.14.2012 | Politics

Finally, the House passed a jobs bill last week. And what a bill it is! ...

House Passes Bipartisan Bill

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Showing that they can on occasion work together, House lawmakers on Thursday overwhelmingly passed a package of bills making it eas...

House Forced Back To D.C. Now That Senate Has Passed State Aid Bill

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats may be feeling that they should be careful what they wish for. After months of grousing that the Senate was unable to get anything ...

House Expected To Pass State Jobs Bill After Being Called Back From Recess

JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- House members are giving up a couple of days reconnecting with folks in their districts this week to pass a jobs bill that Democra...

House Democrats Mulling Standalone Jobs Bill After Senate Failure

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR and STEPHEN OHLEMACHER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The demise of Democrats' jobs-agenda legislation means that unemployment benefits will phase out for more than 200,000 people a wee...

Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney

Deficit Eclipses Jobs In Congress: 'Nickel-And-Diming The Most Fragile People'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim and Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Late on Thursday evening, Democrats were arguing on the House floor over the size of a jobs bill that was two days overdue for a vote when word starte...

House Jobs Bill: Representatives From Chicago Area Line Up Against HIRE Act

Huffington Post | Will Guzzardi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

When running for U.S. Senate, every political move counts. So it's no surprise that Rep. Mark Kirk, the Republican candidate for Roland Burris' Senate...

House Shooting For Jobs Bill Vote Before Weekend

The Hill | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

House Democrats are nearing a deal on the Senate jobs bill and could vote on it before the weekend, according to House Ways and Means Committee Chairm...

Jobs Bill: Will The 'Jobs For Main Street' Act Boost Employment?

AP | By JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

...