American Jobs Act
The economy and getting people back to work were the main focuses of Vice President Joe Biden’s visit to Pittsburgh on Friday. He arrived in town this morning and headed over to Oakland where he spoke in front of a crowd at Alumni Hall at the University of Pittsburgh. The Vice President is drumming up support for the President’s American Jobs Act, and part of the proposal deals with the re-payment of student loans.
Vice President Joe Biden is set to visit the city today where he will talk to a crowd on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh. The Vice President is expected to speak about the economy and the American Jobs Act as well as the federal school loan assistance program.
Millions of Americans will get an increase in Social Security next year, but that also means others may end up paying higher taxes.
President Barack Obama returned to Pittsburgh to push his jobs bill. He’s no stranger the city – a must-win region and state for re-election. He used the occasion to deliver a political message.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, who grew up in Pittsburgh, was back home to promote President Obama’s American Jobs Act. But his visit came just after a recall of cantaloupes from a Colorado farm.
Pennsylvania’s senior Democratic official is breaking away from President Obama when it comes to his jobs bill. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey says the president’s legislative strategy won’t work.
President Obama is expected to outline a more than $400 billion American Jobs Act tonight in a speech to Congress and the American public. And there’s only one topic on most people’s minds.