I am truly disappointed by the President’s emphasis on fixing the economy using a flawed trade model and tired, old economic strategies. The President advocates the same job-killing trade policies that have outsourced good jobs for decades. If he wants to turn the American economy around, he should not be encouraging more free trade agreements, but working
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Rising unemployment, rising food, fuel, and health care costs, the home foreclosure crisis, rising budget and trade deficits --all demand attention and action. A short term fiscal stimulus that reaches America's workers, families, and communities is a step in the right direction. To build our nation forward at home again, and stem the
"The United States cannot continue to watch as our nation bleeds capital, jobs, and security," Kaptur said. "The small steps our nation is taking are barely enough to slow the bleeding, and not nearly enough to cure the injury. America needs a new trade policy."
The surge in deficit, blamed on rising oil prices and
At the same time, Congresswoman Kaptur repeated her call for a comprehensive approach to watershed issues in the region.
The increases will apply to three key programs: disability compensation, pension, and survivors' benefits.