September 9, 2011 Headlines: Obama's Jobs Plan, Green Jobs in MS, Gary Locke in China, and More

Posted by smorgante on 09/09/2011

NYT: Coverage of President Obama’s jobs speech last night. (Text here). 

Politico: Moody’s estimates that if fully enacted, Obama’s jobs plan would add 1.9 million jobs and increase economic growth by 2%.

NYT: David Brooks and Paul Krugman agree on the need for serious jobs action. 

538: People want jobs, but not “stimulus” or “spending.”

AP: China’s auto sales increase 4% in august, a troubling sign for the world’s biggest car market.

AP: U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke tells the Chinese Government that a strong U.S. economy is in their best interest.

WaPo: Ezra Klein on job openings vs. new hires.

NYT: Mississippi is bringing green manufacturing jobs to the magnolia state.

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