Obama Says Exports, Infrastructure Projects To Boost Jobs

Law360, New York (November 8, 2013, 4:47 PM EST) -- Calling exports one of the “bright spots” of the U.S. economy, President Barack Obama said Friday the country should do more to support American businesses looking to ship goods overseas and called for more infrastructure projects to modernize ports, roads and bridges.

Speaking Friday afternoon at the Port of New Orleans, the president outlined steps he would like to see the federal government take to support job growth in the U.S. Among his suggestions, Obama said there should be a focus in Washington on helping American...
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