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18/03/2010 Barack Obama signs $38 billion jobs bill

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President Obama Signs U.S. Jobs Bill

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Obama tried to raise focus on public's concerns, namely jobs. On a ceremony held at The White House, Obama signed into law a jobs bill with $18 billion tax breaks and $20 billion of different spending. It was meant to persuade the private sector to start hiring again. It was supposed to particularly benefit small businesses.
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