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Jobs Bill on the Senate Backburner

January 8, 2010 - by Donny Shaw

Sometime after finishing up health care reform, Senate Democrat will shift their focus to jobs.

An aide to Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said Democrats are looking at proposals in those four main areas. But the aide said that senators have yet to finalize their specific proposals. […]

They are considering new transit and highway spending and efforts to help stave off public employee layoffs, as well as a new tax credit for businesses hiring new workers and a program providing incentives for homeowners to retrofit their homes, according to a source off Capitol Hill.
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