Obama Signs Two More Jobs-related Orders

Obama signs two more jobs-related orders

Los Angeles TimesObama signs two more jobs-related ordersUSA TodayPresident Obama signed two more executive memorandums today, saying they will help employment at a time when congressional Republicans are blocking his $447 billion jobs bill. "With too many families struggling and too many ...Obama taking more steps on own to help businessesChicago Sun-TimesObama takes more steps on own to help businessesAtlanta Journal ConstitutionFactbox: Obama rolls out more executive office job measuresReutersHuffington Post (blog) -BusinessWeek -Washington Postall 1,098 news articles »

Senh: The two executive orders seem kinda minor - speeding up federal R&D projects to the marketplace and a site listing federal programs for businesses looking to export jobs. USAjobs.gov was embarassing, so let's hope there's more thought and better execution on the new orders.

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