Posted September 13, 2011 at 10:46 AM
by Alejandra Salinas, President, College Democrats of America
Middle class Americans across the country have much to look forward to after President Obama’s ambitious speech before Congress, in which he promised to lower the tax burden on hard-working families, invest in small businesses, and ensure that access to quality education is an opportunity for all children.
But the American Jobs Act doesn’t just guarantee temporary economic improvement; a stronger economic future for America means quality, sustainable jobs for college students preparing to enter the workforce. When he ran for president in 2008, then-Senator Obama had the full support of college students across the country who were inspired by his message of hope for a better tomorrow.
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