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H.R.2847 HIRE Act, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Mar 18, 2010 Became Public Law No: 111-147.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on March 17, 2010, with a roll call of 68 ayes, 29 nays, and 3 not voting.

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  • 46% of users support H.R.2847

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    OpenCongress Bill Summary

    • Provides certain tax benefits to employees who hire previously unemployed workers, subsidizes construction bonds, and helps fund highway and other transit programs.

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    • National Association of Railroad Passengers

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    • Family Violence Prevention Fund

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    • National Coalition Against Domestic Violence

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    • American Institute of Physics

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    • Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD)

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    • New York State Bar Association

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    • National Association of VOCA Assistance Administrators

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    • National Judicial College

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    • American Probation and Parole Association

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    • National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.

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    • National Association for Gun Rights

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    Most-commented sections of the bill text

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    Highest Rated User Comments

    • On January 04, 2010, by Zeo - This bill needs to be revamped. Pelosi’s webpage about the bill should have said the long-term unemployed are currently expendable due to the fact this bill does nothing to extend or expand benefits to help all unemployed Americans, it only extends the deadlines. Thank you for paying your taxes all those pay roll years.

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      As noted by Zeo, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 04, 2010, "This bill needs to be revamped. Pelosi’s webpage about the bill should have said the long-term unemployed are currently expendable due to the fact this bill does nothing to extend or expand benefits to help all unemployed Americans, it only extends the deadlines. Thank you for paying your taxes all those pay roll years. "
    • On October 08, 2009, by LucasFoxx - Can't say I agree with everything she said, has nothing to do with his bill, but she had a lovely way of saying it.

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      As noted by LucasFoxx, a user on OpenCongress.org, on October 08, 2009, "Can't say I agree with everything she said, has nothing to do with his bill, but she had a lovely way of saying it."
    • On October 08, 2009, by ANON5 - Hey population control is not a bad thing!

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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • H.R.2847: American Specialty Agriculture Act - U.S. ... - OpenCongress - September 06, 2011 by opencongress.org - All Bill Titles. <li><em>Short:</em> American Specialty Agriculture Act<em> as introduced.</em></li><li><em>Official:</em> To create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers, and f

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      As noted by opencongress.org on September 06, 2011, "All Bill Titles. &lt;li&gt;&lt;em&gt;Short:&lt;/em&gt; American Specialty Agriculture Act&lt;em&gt; as introduced.&lt;/em&gt;&lt;/li&gt;&lt;li&gt;&lt;em&gt;Official:&lt;/em&gt; To create a nonimmigrant H-2C work visa program for agricultural workers, and f" (http://www.opencongress.org/bill/112-h2847/show)
    • John Boehner's Voting Record: A Crying Shame - December 31, 2010 by Speaker Boner - Boehner speaks often about the need to create more jobs, but voted against HR 2847, a bill that appropriated $154.4 billion for infrastructure projects, jobs programs, and aid to local and state governments so that they can continue ...

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      As noted by Speaker Boner on December 31, 2010, "Boehner speaks often about the need to create more jobs, but voted against HR 2847, a bill that appropriated $154.4 billion for infrastructure projects, jobs programs, and aid to local and state governments so that they can continue ..." (http://speakerboner.com/2011/01/01/john-boehners-voting-record-a-crying-shame-2/)
    • New tax credits for small businesses – Did you know? - December 31, 2010 by The Art Of Restoring Greatness: - Businesses that hire new employees may qualify for two tax incentives under the HIRE Act (HR 2847). This new tax law was signed into law by President Obama on March 18, 2010, after being approved by Congress on March 17. ...

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      As noted by The Art Of Restoring Greatness: on December 31, 2010, "Businesses that hire new employees may qualify for two tax incentives under the HIRE Act (HR 2847). This new tax law was signed into law by President Obama on March 18, 2010, after being approved by Congress on March 17. ..." (http://theartofrestoringgreatness.com/new-tax-credits-small-businesses/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Smart Growth Parallels Russian Soviet Planning - May 30, 2010 by Before It&#39;s News - Smart Growth America complained in January that the Jobs for Main Street Act (HR 2847), passed by the US House of Representatives in December, ...

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      As noted by Before It&#39;s News on May 30, 2010, " Smart Growth America complained in January that the Jobs for Main Street Act (HR 2847), passed by the US House of Representatives in December, ... " (http://beforeitsnews.com/news/70/413/Smart_Growth_Parallels_Russian_Soviet_Planning.html)
    • - May 27, 2010 by Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio - Each bill—S.3206 “Keep Our Educators Working Act,” HR 2847 “The Jobs for Main Street Act,” and HR 4812 “Local Jobs for America Act”—calls for $23 billion ...

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      As noted by Diverse: Issues in Higher Educatio on May 27, 2010, " Each bill—S.3206 “Keep Our Educators Working Act,” HR 2847 “The Jobs for Main Street Act,” and HR 4812 “Local Jobs for America Act”—calls for $23 billion ... " (http://diverseeducation.com/article/13831/improving-k-12-education-key-to-reaching-u-s-college-completion-goal-education-secretary-says.html)
    • CRS — Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response: The SAFER Grant Program - May 25, 2010 by Docuticker (blog) - Meanwhile, on December 16, 2009, the House considered legislation intended to create jobs and passed the Senate amendment to HR 2847, would provide $500 ...

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      As noted by Docuticker (blog) on May 25, 2010, " Meanwhile, on December 16, 2009, the House considered legislation intended to create jobs and passed the Senate amendment to HR 2847, would provide $500 ... " (http://www.docuticker.com/?p=35757)
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