Jobs Bill

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” Friday to discuss the President’s announcement Thursday of his ‘”My Brother’s Keeper” initiative and…

Jesse Jackson, Sr. is planning to hold New York City’s new mayor Bill de Blasio to his campaign promise of a fairer city. It was…

Jesse Jackson, Sr. has set his eyes on addressing economic inequality for black Americans. He joined Roland Martin and NewsOne New Tuesday to discuss the Rainbow…

Major U.S. retailers Kohl’s and Target plan on making it a happy holiday for many folks around the country by hiring more than 100,000 holiday…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vilified on the campaign trail by Republicans, President Barack Obama will stand before the nation Tuesday night with a State of the Union address designed to reframe the election-year debate on his terms, suggesting a stark contrast with his opponents on the economy and promising fairness and help for hurting families. RELATED: […]

Labor Sec. Hilda Solis joined Roland Martin on the set of Washington Watch to discuss the new jobs numbers, what the White House is doing to get Americans back to work and the American Jobs Act.

*Rep. Charles Rangel provides us with an exclusive editorial on the Wall Street Protesters* These days in our country, people are mad as hell. And I don’t blame them: They are frustrated that millionaires and billionaires in our country are not paying their fair share. They are upset that we bailed out the banks yet […]

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even if Congress heeds President Barack Obama’s demands to “pass this bill right away” and enacts his jobs and tax plan in its entirety, the unemployment rate probably still would hover in nosebleed territory for at least three more years. Why? Because the 1.9 million new jobs the White House says the […]

WASHINGTON-As President Obama tries to push his highly touted jobs bill through congress, several Democrats are expressing displeasure with the bill. Some are upset at the tax cuts the jobs bill would bring, and others are upset at the tax cuts some companies would lose. RELATED: Obama: “We Must Pump It Up To Pass Jobs Act” […]

President Barack Obama ordered federal agencies to move faster with their payments to small businesses contracted by the government today in his jobs speech at North Carolina State University in Raleigh. The president said he wanted things to move twice as fast in order to put more money in their pockets quicker so they can […]