CBC Offers Ambitious Jobs Bill


By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected]

The Congressional Black Caucus, along with National Urban League President Marc Morial, released one of its most forward-moving jobs bills in years.

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chairman of the CBC, talked about the “Jobs and Justice Act of 2018” at a May 10 news conference at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. Members of the CBC joining him included Reps. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas), Val Demings (D-Fla.), Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) and Bobby Scott (D-Va.).

U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, recently laid out an expansive plan to deal with Black unemployment. (Courtesy Photo)

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