Obama says ‘Pass this jobs bill.’ But what’s actually in the bill?
There’s a lot in President Obama’s 200-page bill for Congress and the public to chew over. Here’s a look at the main points in Obama’s American Jobs Act.
The plan’s main features, which Obama sketched in his Saturday remarks, are payroll tax cuts and investments in things like roads and schools.
Less-publicized steps include everything from experiments in job training to a provision designed to prevent discrimination against the unemployed.
Here’s a look at the main points in the American Jobs Act: