In Mr. Obama's second YouTube address since the inauguration, he discusses the economic crisis. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act passed the House (with no Republican votes at all) but a good bill must land on his desk, Mr. Obama emphasizes. The Act puts a "deposit on America's future." He also talked about the bonuses "shamefully" paid out by rescued Wall Street firms with TARP monies and their "arrogance and greed." Future funds will be accompanied by t...Views: 3285
President Barack Obama signed his first bill into law today: The Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Restoration Act. The law makes it easier for workers to sue for discrimination by eliminating the statue of limitations which origially said that a lawsuit had to be brought within 180 days of the violation. Lilly Ledbetter, for whom the law was named, did not find out until the end of her career at Goodyear that she had been discriminated against since the beginning of her career...Views: 2049
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