Today, the Labor Department reported that the nation's unemployment rate rose to 9.2 percent in June. Employers added only 18,000 new jobs, and April and May jobs numbers were revised to show 44,000 fewer jobs were created than previously reported. Congressman Tim Walberg released the following statement on the June Unemployment Report:
Today Congressman Tim Walberg joined with several House colleagues in a press conference to demand a response to a June 2nd letter sent by 33 House members to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. The letter asked for information on waivers to President Obama’s health care law, including details on the number and types of waivers denied and pending, as well response time to waiver requests.
Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released a report on America’s long-term economic outlook. Among its findings, the report states the federal government’s record budget deficits are the largest (as a share of the economy) since 1945.
This week Congressman Tim Walberg released the following statement on the Gainful Employment Rule:
This evening, Congressman Tim Walberg issued the following statement after his vote against a blank check debt limit increase. By a vote of 318 to 97, the U.S. House of Representatives rejected an increase in the debt limit that included no spending reductions or reforms.
Today, Congressman Tim Walberg released the following statement on Republican efforts to increase domestic energy exploration and increase jobs.
Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI) released the following statement about on the death of Osama bin Laden:
Tonight, Congressman Tim Walberg (R-MI) released the following statement about the budget situation: