Thanks for human rights【ＵＳＡMail magazine from the White House 2018-08-02】 Pressure, Time, Ivanka: How a Bipartisan Jobs Bill Got Unstuck
“Nearly everyone involved expected it to be easy,” Emily Wilkins writes in Bloomberg Government about modernizing the Perkins Career and Technical Education Act. “Yet updating the law became a multi-year battle.” Enter Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, who led a White House effort to get the bill over the finish line.
Today, after a decade of languishing, it became law.
“Wages and compensation are going up because unemployment is way down,” Jeffry Bartash reports for MarketWatch. The biggest increase came in worker benefits, which rose nearly a full percent last quarter—the largest jump in four years. “Firms have sought to fill openings by offering better benefits such as more vacation time or flexible hours. When push comes to shove, they are offering higher pay,” Bartash writes.
In the Washington Examiner, Ted Harvey writes that “the EU’s decision to purchase more American products — from natural gas to soybeans — translates to more jobs, higher wages, and sustained economic growth.” The bottom line, according to Harvey? “The ‘America First’ agenda is working.”
“The president and his administration are standing for our troops at every turn, honoring their service and sacrifice, and creating a stronger America for each of us – and for a better world,” retired Navy intelligence officer Steven Rogers writes in Townhall. “Today, thanks to President Trump’s strong and passionate leadership, many of America’s fallen heroes are finally home.”Dr. Robert Kadlec, Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response at HHS, writes in The Hill that “while the U.S. government is better prepared than ever to respond to health impacts of disasters, Americans must keep pace with the very real, unpredictable, serious threats our nation faces.” He urges Congress to do the same.