The January 2011 Jobs Report was released on Friday indicating that the unemployment rate dropped down to 9 percent, which is four-tenths of a percent less than last month and the lowest level since April 2009. In addition, the economy added 36,000 private sector jobs.
Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez (CA-47) today joined a growing list of California lawmakers who are asking the U.S. Department of Transportation to redirect high-speed rail funding refused by other states to California.
Ahead of the elections, in his weekly address the President says no matter what happens both parties must work together to boost the economy, and expresses concern about statements to the contrary from Republican Leaders.
Local workers will join community leaders and elected officials, including Rep. Loretta Sanchez, to rally on Tuesday, October 12th in Anaheim for Jerry Brownâ€™s plan to build high-speed rail in California and against Meg Whitmanâ€™s proposal to kill a half million permanent new jobs statewide with her opposition to voter-approved high-speed rail.
The following release just came in from the Loretta Sanchez campaign: SANTA ANA, CA â€“ On Monday, the Committee to Re-Elect Loretta Sanchez unveiled a new television spot that will air on cable stations throughout Orange County. The ad, titled â€œHome,â€ highlights Rep. Sanchezâ€™s extensive ties to the Orange County community. â€œOrange County residents arenâ€™t…
â€œSmall businesses are the engine of our economy, creating two-thirds of the new jobs over the last 15 years,â€ said Rep. Sanchez, who is a member of the bipartisan Joint Economic Committee. â€œThese firms depend on access to capital to grow and thrive, but canâ€™t get the financing they need due to tight lending standards. This bill will help deliver the funding small businesses need to expand and create jobs in Orange County.â€
It was Thursday and I was tired and driving down Alicia Parkway. I was deep in thought as I saw this lady holding up a sign. I pulled aside, grabbed a bottle of water and a snack and went up to talk to her. I admit I was nervous thinking what Jane Doe might think and how she might react. I went up and began with a simple question: What happened & Why are you here?