Video & Photos | President Obama Speaks On Congress “To Do List” At Honeywell Facility In Golden Valley, MN


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Congress’ To Do List

1. Reward American Jobs, Eliminate Tax Incentives To Ship Jobs Overseas: Congress needs to attract and keep good jobs in the United States by passing legislation that gives companies a new 20 percent tax credit for the cost of moving their operations back to the U.S. and pay for it by eliminating tax incentives that allow companies to deduct the costs of moving their business abroad.

2. Cut Red Tape So Responsible Homeowners Can Refinance: Congress needs to pass legislation to cut red tape in the mortgage market so that responsible families who have been paying their mortgages on time can feel secure in their home by refinancing at today’s lower rates.

3. Invest in a New Hire Tax Credit For Small Businesses: Congress needs to invest in small businesses and jumpstart new hiring by passing legislation that gives a 10 percent income tax credit for firms that create new jobs or increase wages in 2012 and that extends 100 percent expensing in 2012 for all businesses.

4. Create Jobs By Investing In Affordable Clean Energy: Congress needs to help put America in control of its energy future by passing legislation that will extend the Production Tax Credit to support American jobs and manufacturing alongside an expansion of the 30 percent tax credit to investments in clean energy manufacturing (48C Advanced Energy Manufacturing Tax Credit).

5. Put Returning Veterans to Work Using Skills Developed in the Military: Congress needs to honor our commitment to returning veterans by passing legislation that creates a Veterans Jobs Corps to help Afghanistan and Iraq veterans get jobs as cops and firefighters, as well as other jobs serving their communities.  Leveraging skills developed in the military, veterans will restore our great outdoors by providing visitor programs, restoring habitat, protecting cultural resources, eradicating invasive species, and operating facilities. Through these opportunities, our veterans will help make a significant dent in the deferred maintenance of our Federal, State, local, and tribal lands including jobs that will repair and rehabilitate trails, roads, levees, recreation facilities and other assets.  Additionally the Veterans Job Corps will help veterans get back to work protecting our nation as first responders, such as police, firefighters, and emergency medical technicians. The program will serve all veterans, but will have a particular focus on post-9/11 veterans.

President Obama will attend three PRIVATE fundraisers in MN today.

1:15PM -THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks at a campaign event. Bachelor Farmer Restaurant, Minneapolis, Minnesota

1:50PM – THE PRESIDENT attends a campaign event.  Bachelor Farmer Restaurant, Minneapolis, Minnesota

2:25PM:  THE PRESIDENT attends a campaign event.  Bachelor Farmer Restaurant, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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14 Responses to Video & Photos | President Obama Speaks On Congress “To Do List” At Honeywell Facility In Golden Valley, MN

  1. Ametia says:


  2. Ametia says:

    Today PBO is taking EXECUTIVE action to make it easier for military and manufacturing to hire militarymen & women to get jobs with skills, will have a faster track. GET IT DONE, PBO, GET IT DONE!

  3. Ametia says:

    No one who fights for this country should ever have to fight for a job when they come home.

  4. Ametia says:

    Yes; remember that 35 W Bridge in MN?

  5. Ametia says:

    Will congress act on POTUS’ ‘TO DO LIST? Let’s ask Senator Mitch McConnell

  6. Ametia says:

    3 Chics invites any and all lurkers to comment in this thread, especially MINNESOTANS! :-)

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  8. Ametia says:

    The Robbinsdale High School Chamber singers singing the National Anthem.

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