Washington Report: Updates From the Capitol

African American jobless rate contracts slightly; White House AIDS summit

What Washington Will be Talking About Next Week

Not surprisingly, jobs will be one of the hottest topics as the House anticipates whether the Senate will follow its lead by voting on and pass a version of the American Jobs and Closing Tax Loopholes Act. The bill includes $1.2 billion for youth summer employment, and extends unemployment benefits and small business loan programs

On June 10, the House Ways and Means Committee’s Income Security and Family Support panel will hold a hearing on policy solutions to address long-term employment.

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