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What the American Jobs Act Means for Young Americans

  • With many young people across the country struggling to find work, President Obama believes that inaction is not an option. That’s why he’s put out a plan to create jobs starting right now, and why he’s fighting for Congress to act on it.
  • The President’s plan will help young workers keep more of what they earn by extending the payroll tax cut, which will increase the paychecks of 45.5 million working young Americans.
  • The Pathways Back to Work Fund will give states $1.5 billion to develop summer job programs for low-income youth. It will also support year-round employment for economically disadvantaged young adults.

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