Job Creation (June 2010)

Challenges provide green opportunity

The economic challenges facing our nation present us with great opportunity to rethink and retool how we build the economy and workforce of the 21st century.

We need to make our manufacturing sector globally competitive

More than a year after the $787 billion “stimulus” was signed into law, and — despite promises by leaders in Washington that unemployment would remain below eight percent and that 3 million to 4 million jobs would be created — unemployment still stands near 10 percent and more than 2.5 million jobs have been lost.

Commerce Department’s steps to spur innovation

Despite what you might hear on cable news, both the Democratic and Republican parties are in broad agreement that the private sector has always been, and always will be, the engine of innovation and job creation in America.