Employment and Economic Recovery
The House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing titled “Building an Economic Recovery Package: Creating and Preserving Jobs in… read more
The House Education and Labor Committee held a hearing titled “Building an Economic Recovery Package: Creating and Preserving Jobs in America.” Witnesses testified about strategies to stimulate the economy by the creation and preservation of stable, well-paying jobs. Possible actions include investing in repairing the national infrastructure, renewable energy, and education.
Panelists also testified about the financial problems facing the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation by the loss of value to its investments in stock and mortgage-backed securities. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- William W. Beach Director Heritage Foundation->Center for Data Analysis
- Jared Bernstein Director Economic Policy Institute->Living Standards Program
- Ron Blackwell Chief Economist AFL-CIO
- Christopher Hansen President and CEO AeA
- Charles E. F. Millard Director Pension Benefit Guaranty Corp.
- Robert N. Pollin Founding Co-Director Political Economy Research Institute
- Dana Stevens Resident Thorofare, NJ
- Joseph "Joe" D. Courtney U.S. Representative [D] Connecticut
- Dave "David" Loebsack U.S. Representative [D] Iowa
- George Miller U.S. Representative [D] California
- John P. Sarbanes U.S. Representative [D] Maryland
- Lynn Woolsey U.S. Representative [D] California
End of Session News Conference
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Participants spoke about the state of the economy and jobs creation proposals being considered by Congress.
Improving the Quality of Teachers
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Education and the Workforce Committee Agenda
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