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President Barack Obama signed a bill today that will fund various transportation projects and prevent the interest rates on college loans from doubling. Senator Bob Menendez of New Jersey said that the measure would create or save 54,000 construction and transit jobs in his state. Another Democratic senator from New Jersey, Frank Lautenberg, said that [...]
Congress approved a package that includes the bill that keeps the interest rates on federal student loans down. It also includes the huge transportation funding bill. Both bills are priorities of President Barack Obama. The action showed rare bipartisan agreement in Congress. The package won Senate approval with a 74 to 19 vote after the [...]