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Wednesday, December 09, 2009

Bleeding Heartland: Braley wants "Buy American" provisions in jobs bill

Excerpted from this post at Bleeding Heartland

President Barack Obama announced more details today about provisions
he wants in the jobs bill Congress will take up soon: "Obama proposed
new spending for highway and bridge construction, for small business
tax cuts and for retrofitting millions of homes to make them more
energy-efficient." ... Populist Caucus Chairman Bruce Braley (IA-01)
and House Trade Working Group Chairman Mike Michaud (ME-02) wrote to
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer
today, urging them to make sure the jobs bill contains a strong "Buy
American" provision.

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