President Obama’s $447 billion jobs bill has the support of a number of the country’s Latinos, as he said it would “put people to work,” but Hispanic Republicans are not as quick to join their brothers in that support.
Republicans Rep. Francisco Canseco of San Antonio, TX says the president’s plan is just an attempt to “spend and borrow our way to economic prosperity.”
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, while liking aspects of the bill, said it “just won’t work.”
But Hispanics in support of the president’s bill appreciate that minorities, the disabled, and the young were taken into consideration.
President Obama’s bill includes tax cuts for the small business to help them grow and hire additional workers. Hispanic business owners often lead small businesses and would greatly benefit from such cuts.
During his speech to the Congressional Hispanic Caucus on Wednesday, the president reiterated that his jobs proposal would help with the high unemployment rate within the Latino community, and he pointed out
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