Obama’s Jobs Speech Receives Mixed Reviews

Alaska’s Congressional delegation is giving the President’s speech Thursday on jobs mixed reviews, mostly along party lines.  President Obama laid out a plan he’s calling the American Jobs Act.

It would cut payroll taxes and give companies a payroll tax holiday if they add workers or increase wages.  Companies that hire veterans or the long-term unemployed would get tax credits.  And it calls for improving schools and internet access.

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