The president will announce the funding at event in western Pennsylvania.
The unemployment rate held steady at 6.7 percent.
Private-sector job growth picked up pace in March as employers added 191,000 positions, a positive...
The unemployment rate rose to 6.7 percent in the February report.
“Government/Politicians” ranked No. 1 as the top problem in America through mid-January.
Obama says not everyone needs a college degree to have a stable, middle-class job.
In closed-door meeting, Boehner suggests polling is reason for optimism for GOP.
The economy had been averaging adding more than 200,000 jobs per month.
Jason Furman said the jobless rate has been falling "more quickly than we had expected."
New House GOP Web video slams Obama over jobs.
Supporters of the extension point to a couple factors in their favor.
White House disagrees, says federal benefits for unemployed should be extended.
The economy added more than 200,000 jobs in November.