Congressman Bill Huizenga (MI-02) released the following statement on the national unemployment report for January:
"It's time for the Administration to change its approach to the economy. The unemployment rate is higher today than when the President first took office in 2009. President Obama has had four years to implement his stimulus driven approach and it simply has not worked. At the current rate, it will take until 2025 to get back to pre-recession employment levels. With over 12 million Americans still looking for work, we have to do better. We cannot afford to allow this type of 'stagnation plus' to take hold. My colleagues and I in the House are ready to work with President Obama if he chooses to change course and promote a pro-growth economic agenda that centers on empowering private sector job creators through regulatory reform and comprehensive tax reform."