Jobs Now

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Jobs Now seems to be a critically important piece in ensuring that employ thousands of workers now, but it's in jeopardy!

"Funding for the program, which pays wages if companies, local governments or nonprofits hire unemployed people with families, is set to expire at the end of the month. That threatens to return thousands of workers to the unemployment roles amidst a staggering economy.

Efforts to extend the program, which has given states over $1 billion to subsidize jobs, have twice failed in the U.S. Senate after passing in the House of Representatives."

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Paid for by Phil Ting for Assembly 2012. FPPC ID# 1343137