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Jarrett pledges administration
support to finish silica rule

The Hill [DC], by Kevin Bogardus

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Posted By:StormCnter, 9/9/2013 5:02:04 AM

LOS ANGELES — Valerie Jarrett, one of President Obama’s closest aides, pledged to labor on Sunday to complete a worker safety rule long lobbied for by unions. Speaking to union members and leaders at the AFL-CIO’s conference on diversity, Jarrett touted the Obama administration’s effort to protect workers from harmful silica dust. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) last month issued draft regulations for the rule, which had been under review at the White House for more than two years. Jarrett said the administration and labor want to do what’s right for the country. “It includes our effort that is underway

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If "Rich" wants it, then by golly "we" will see that he gets it.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Trigger2, 9/9/2013 5:59:57 AM     (No. 9512276)

And of Congress fails to act, by golly she´ll have Barry issue another E.O. Who died and left her in charge?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: varkdriver, 9/9/2013 6:51:01 AM     (No. 9512304)

A lot of gems in this article from President ValJarJar. "The president wakes up each day thinking about you [labor goons]"? "...health care people can afford"? Oy vey.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: nonsense, 9/9/2013 11:21:32 AM     (No. 9512705)

The de facto potus and famous War Hawk from modest but tragic slum landlordery speaks...yawn.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Question_Assumptions, 9/9/2013 2:42:59 PM     (No. 9513003)

Nothing ever suddenly becomes urgent for this President by accident. What´s happening here are unions are starting to complain about Obamacare, so he´s tossing them a cookie to shut them up. Good boys! Beg for Barry! Roll over and get your belly rubbed!

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