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Obama: Pass Highway Jobs Bill

President Obama is once again urging Congress to act. In his weekly radio address Saturday, the POTUS called on House Republicans to pass a bipartisan, two-year, $109-billion bill to rebuild America’s transportation system that the administration say will create jobs. The proposal was passed in Democratic-controlled Senate but is stalled in the House. “Once again, we’re waiting on Congress,” Obama said. “In a matter of days, funding will stop for all sorts of transportation projects. Construction sites will go idle. Workers will have to go home. And our economy will take a hit.”