By Good News Network Saturday, July 07, 2012
President Barack Obama signed legislation Friday that accomplished two important goals -- keeping thousands of construction workers on the job rebuilding America's infrastructure and preventing interest rates on federal student loans from doubling.
"These steps will make a real difference in the lives of millions of Americans -- some of whom are standing with us here today," the President said, flanked by students and construction workers in the East Room of the White House.
"[Let's] make sure that we are keeping folks on the job and we're keeping our students in school," he said.
(READ the AP story via NPR News)
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