Thursday, December 15, 2011

Obama Speaks on Home Care Workers Rule

Read about the rule, which gives home-care workers overtime and minimum wage benefits, here.
Obama spoke first about the payroll tax cut. Republicans are hampering the bill because they don't want 300,000 millionaires to pay more in taxes to foot the tax cut. Republicans are also trying to get an oil pipeline built. It's likely the payroll tax cut will be passed, but without millionaires paying more. An extension of unemployment benefits is also expected to pass. But who knows what will really happen, given the Congress that we have.
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