Senate Democrats

Reid: Democrats Lead Passage Of Bill That Creates Jobs, Improves Infrastructure

Washington DCSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid made the following statement today after the Senate passed the SAFETEA-LU highway technical corrections bill, which will allow the completion of important highway and transit projects outlined in the 2005 SAFETEA-LU transportation bill:

“Investing in our nation’s roads, highways and bridges is one of the best ways to stimulate our weakening economy.  This bill does just that by creating 40,000 good jobs and ultimately lowering transportation costs.  At a time when we are losing tens of thousands of jobs a month and our nation is sliding into recession, Democrats are doing everything possible to strengthen the economy and give more hard-working American families the security of a good job.”