02.24.10

Leahy Lauds Senate's Bipartisan Approval Of New Jobs Bill

[The U.S. Senate Wednesday approved a new fully paid for jobs bill -- the Hiring Incentives To Restore Employment Act -- in a bipartisan vote of 70 to 28.  Following are the comments of Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), who voted for the bill.]

"This is a straightforward boost to the economy that will create jobs and help put Vermonters back to work. The strong bipartisan showing for the bill shows there is widespread support in America for a bold agenda to encourage job creation and growth."

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