Home > newsroom > Page
Chairman Hastings Statement on October Jobs Report


WASHINGTON, D.C., November 4, 2011 - House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (WA-04) released the following statement after the October jobs report was released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

“The job numbers released today are hardly encouraging to the thousands and thousands of people still struggling to find work. While President Obama has been campaigning around the country, pushing a new so-called stimulus that will raise taxes on American families and small businesses, House Republicans have been busy passing job creation bills. Just last week, the House passed a Natural Resources bill that would create 3,000 good paying copper mining jobs in Arizona. In total the House has passed 22 bipartisan job creating bills that are waiting on the Democrat controlled Senate to take action. Natural Resources Republicans will continue to pass bills that create a job creating environment that responsibly utilizes America’s vast natural resources for economic growth.”

###

Printable PDF of this document


Contact: Jill Strait, Spencer Pederson or Crystal Feldman 202-226-9019

Latest News

Panel Decries Natural Resources Laws Led Astray, Outlines Local Consequences of Executive Overreach

Today, the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held the first of a series of oversight hearings to examine the impacts of federal natural resources laws gone astray. The panel focused on thre...... Read more

Op-Ed: "Time to Modernize the Antiquity Act"

NOTE: “Consider how far the Antiquities Act has strayed from its original intent: The act states that monument designations should be limited to “the smallest area compatible with proper care and mana...... Read more

Community Reclamation Partnerships Act Draws Bipartisan Support

Today, the Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a legislative hearing on the “Community Reclamation Partnerships Act” (Rep. Darin LaHood, R-IL), discussion draft legislation to authorize ...... Read more

View All News

Calendar

No upcoming scheduled events

View All Events