America has the talent and the spirit to ensure our country continues to be the most innovative country in the world and the most successful in the global marketplace.
We know we have a long way to go, but this report demonstrates that the Recovery Act is putting Suffolk County residents to work and laying the groundwork for future growth.
The whole idea of insurance is to make care affordable. And long-term care can be a costly burden for families with loved ones in need of nursing care. They shouldn't be forced into bankruptcy to provide that care.
Our small businesses and entrepreneurs create two out of every three new jobs in this country and giving them the tools they need to grow has to be our top priority.
In these tough economic times, it is important that we bring the jobs back to the United States and support our own industry by buying American made products.
I will continue fighting for New Mexico's small businesses and keep doing all I can to support our local manufacturing industry.
This $8 million in emergency funding from Congress will help ensure that out children's education - and their long-term ability to prosper and succeed in life - is not shortchanged beacuse of short-term, local budget problems.
This is a time that we remember and reflect. But we can also rededicate ourselves to the spirit of community, the optimism, and the strength that makes our country what it is.
There is still much needed work to be done to truly end the gun violence epidemic, but this crucial funding is a victory, and I will continue to lead this important fight in Congress.