In President Obama’s economy, “good” news is usually just an indication of bad news.
On the one hand, the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent last month. Good news on the surface level.
But on the other hand, June marked the 49th month in the last 50 that more jobseekers gave up looking for work than found a job.
Today more than 3 million of our friends, family, and neighbors have been out of work for six months – or longer. They want to find a job, but they can’t. And the longer they’re out of work, the more difficult it becomes to find a job.
We need an economy that’s healthy and working for all Americans.
That’s why House Republicans continue to make your priorities our priorities – and jobs are at the top of the list.
It’s time for Senator Reid – and America – to get back to work.