Tag Archive: hiring

Tay Yoshitani and the Port of Poverty

By Nate Jackson The latest census data confirmed what we already know; the lack of good jobs is driving more people into poverty. One out of every six people now live below the poverty line of $20,000 per year for a family of four. Working families gathered in the shadow of the Westin Hotel on…

White House Talks to Us about the Jobs Act

By Sandra VanderVen There’s a lot going wrong in politics today, no one would dispute. The good news is that in some cases, the challenges we face are being met with creativity and verve. One instance is the way the White House is engaging states to help pass the proposed Jobs Act. It doesn’t make…

Facts on the American Jobs Act

In his address to a joint session of Congress last Thursday, President Obama showed the leadership we need to get America back to work. Now the burden is on Congress to honor America’s long tradition of innovation and hard work by creating the good jobs for all Americans. To create more jobs right now, the President unveiled…