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H.R. 870, The Humphrey-Hawkins 21st Century Full Employment and Training Act (11 comments ↓)

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H.R. 870 would establish the National Full Employment Trust Fund to create employment opportunities for the unemployed.

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    Costs: $3,783.12 per
    and increases their $162,301.27 share of the national debt by $3,783.12.
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CalifGirl

(logged-in user) March 6, 2011, 1:30pm (report abuse)

Wonder how this will be paid for and how long it will sit in committee......

froggyalley

March 8, 2011, 2:57pm (report abuse)

.25% tax on stock transactions. oh but wait! That's a .25% that the rich NEED!

CalifGirl

(logged-in user) March 9, 2011, 10:47am (report abuse)

Where are the updates from American 99ers Union?

CalifGirl

(logged-in user) March 10, 2011, 7:03pm (report abuse)

Representatives Lee and Scott, In Letter, Request Meeting with Boehner, Cantor, Camp to Discuss Bill to Give Emergency Benefits to Long-Term Unemployed Workers

CalifGirl

(logged-in user) March 10, 2011, 7:03pm (report abuse)

http://www.washingtonwatch.com…ow/112_HR_870.html#commentform

CalifGirl

(logged-in user) March 23, 2011, 1:24pm (report abuse)

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives have agreed to meet with two Democrats to discuss longshot legislation for the long-term unemployed, the members' offices confirmed Tuesday.

Rep. Lee is encouraged that the Speaker has agreed to meet within the next few weeks to discuss how to provide emergency benefits for millions of long-term unemployed workers," Lee spokesman Joel Payne said. "Despite her strong belief that this should be considered emergency spending, the Congresswoman is committed to exhausting every possible option for passing this bill.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/…-term-unemployed_n_838970.html

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the "next few weeks"

hahaha

CalifGirl

(logged-in user) March 24, 2011, 11:06am (report abuse)

where are all the self-proclaimed 99er and UI advocates?

@califGirl

March 30, 2011, 12:52pm (report abuse)

there posting and inflaming over on ww 589.

raysaurus

August 17, 2011, 9:24am (report abuse)

Why has this Bill gotton no more attentionactivity?

mjalltheway

September 13, 2011, 2:07pm (report abuse)

I like this one; if taxpayers are going to subsidize wall street risk, it makes sense we do this to help pay for it.

Same old crap

September 14, 2011, 11:29pm (report abuse)

VOTE NO!

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