Obama looks to jump-start Wall Street and health reforms
Posted Sep 15 2010 8:29pm
(Reuters) Coach bags- The Obama administration is pressing lawmakers to jump-start its signature healthcare and Wall Street reform efforts by including some of their elements in a spending bill that must pass in coming weeks, according to documents obtained by Reuters.
The administration Coach Handbagshas also asked Congress to continue economic stimulus efforts and add other initiatives costing tens of billions of dollars to the bill, which Congress needs to pass by October 1 to avoid a shutdown of government operations.
If successful Coach Mart, the tactic could allow Democrats to pass several items that have fallen victim to congressional gridlock before the November 2 elections in which Republicans could win control of the House of Representatives and perhaps the Senate.
According Coach Shoes to documents circulating on Capitol Hill, the administration is asking Congress to increase the budgets of the Treasury Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission to allow them to begin staffing up to implement the Dodd-Frank financial reform law passed in July.
White House officials call for money to preserve new jobs in the Social Security Administration created by the stimulus, funding for the Race to the Top education program and elevated levels of funding for the TANF welfare program for needy families. They are also seeking to extend the higher levels of college student aid contained in the stimulus.