Obama says Congress must pass transport billsAugust 31, 2011 at 12:55 pm | Posted in Aviation Law Current Event | Leave a comment
by Sara M. Langston with the blog faculty
(Reuters) – U.S. President Barack Obama, seeking to save jobs in a tough economy, urged Congress on Wednesday to not hold up multibillion-dollar temporary funding bills for aviation and highway spending.
Obama said in remarks at the White House that it would be “inexcusable” for lawmakers to not act immediately on those measures when they return from their summer recess next week.
Obama’s remarks on transportation presaged his plans next week to lay out a broad strategy for creating jobs. [Full story]