America's Unemployed Advise on President's Jobs Plan

Thursday, September 08, 2011

Later this evening, President Obama will deliver a speech detailing a jobs program that could cost as much as $300 billion. Obama will give the speech before a joint sessions of Congress, and it will also be broadcast to millions of Americans who are facing record unemployment rates. For their insight, we're speaking with three Takeaway listeners who are uniquely affected by the president’s plan.

Alexandra Jarrin is a veteran of corporate America who has been unemployed since March 2008, Gordon Kirk is an unemployed hotel facilities manager, and Michael Rodgers is the owner and operator of M and R Painting in Colorado.

Guests:

Alexandra Jarrin, Gordon Kirk and Michael Rodgers

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.