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Jobs and the Economy

I believe that America’s working families are the backbone of our economy and country. Our policies must reflect that and strengthen America’s middle class by creating good jobs that pay fair wages and offer workers the benefits they deserve. From rights in the workplace to consumer protections, affordable health care and support for small businesses, each policy impacts the economic well-being of our country. After years of financial sector deregulation and the subsequent housing crisis that led to the Great Recession, I have supported aggressive policies to create jobs and regulate a reckless financial sector in order to get our economy back on track. Now is the time for comprehensive solutions to rewrite the rules of our economy so it works for all Americans, not just the wealthy.

More on Jobs and the Economy

October 12th, 2010
Grijalva Call to Employ Gulf Workers in Plugging and Dismantling Idle Oil Rigs Leads to Better Economic Performance, More Gulf Jobs
October 12th, 2010
Pima County Receives $2.9 Million Department of Labor Emergency Grant to Place or Retrain About 800 Southern Arizona Workers
September 28th, 2010
Grijalva Highlights Arizona Federal Funds for Clean Energy – Money Comes From American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
September 15th, 2010
Grijalva Hails DOI Decision to Enforce Dismantling Standards on Idle Oil Structures – Decision Follows His August Letter to Sec. Salazar
September 15th, 2010
Grijalva Highlights Federal Funds Coming to Arizona to Save Teacher Positions – Money Comes From Congressional August Jobs Bill
August 20th, 2010
Grijalva Congratulates Chicanos Por La Causa on Federal Awards for Home Construction and Head Start Equipment in District Seven
August 10th, 2010
Grijalva Awarded “Best of Congress” by Corporate Voices for Working Families and Working Mother Media Based on Votes & Policies
August 2nd, 2010
Grijalva Calls on Salazar to Push Companies Responsible For Idle Oil Rigs to Dismantle Them By Employing Gulf of Mexico Residents
July 30th, 2010
Grijalva Applauds House Passage of Border Security Funding – Measure Includes His Request for 500 New Officials at Ports of Entry
July 26th, 2010
Grijalva Hails Twentieth Anniversary of Americans With Disabilities Act