“Today’s announcement that the unemployment rate dropped in November is welcomed news for the millions of American workers, including tens of thousands of people in my district, struggling to find a job in this difficult economy. The Recovery Act and other jobs-creating measures have laid down the building blocks to repair our economy.
“Our efforts have kept teachers, nurses, and police officers in their jobs and boots are already on the ground to rebuild our roads, bridges, and public transportation systems. There is much more to be done to create jobs, and I will be there every step of the way.”
Agree? Disagree? Go tell him face-to-face tomorrow, Saturday, Dec. 5, as he holds his first town-hall meetings in Contra Costa and Solano counties (after holding one in Livermore last month):
- 10 a.m. to noon – Solano County Supervisors’ chambers, 675 Texas St. in Fairfield
- 1 to 3 p.m. – Antioch City Hall, Third and H streets
- 4 to 6 p.m. – Walnut Creek City Hall, 1666 N. Main St.
I’m sure he’ll be fielding plenty of questions about his vote on health-care reform, too.