America's children could have smaller class sizes. Cities and towns could have more police. Roads and bridges would be repaired and rebuilt. The foundation for a new economy could begin to be cobbled together.
The JOBS act helps more people, entrepreneurs and investors, find more opportunity. That, more than bailouts, is the wise role for government to play in the shift from an industrial to a digital economy.
Taken together, President Obama's American Jobs Act, the Congressional Black Caucus' For the People Jobs Initiative and House Democrats' Make it in America plan provide Congress with real solutions that will begin putting people back to work now.