Obama Pledges Massive Public Works Program

In his Saturday radio/video address, the president-elect says his administration will make the largest national infrastructure investment since the interstate highway system, creating millions of jobs.

Click above to watch, and read the text here.

Also proposes “the most sweeping effort to modernize and upgrade school buildings that this country has ever seen,” and other steps.

Calls for legislation to be passed “immediately” once Congress reconvenes. “We need to act with the urgency this moment demands to save or create at least two and a half million jobs….”

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