Better jobless benefits can help get folks back to work

Commentary | February 3, 2011 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

Big business is banking record profits again, but for the rest of us this recession isn't going away anytime soon. The best thing we can do now is focus on how to create jobs. But that doesn't mean more handouts to the corporate sector - Washington has nearly $4 billion in corporate tax breaks on the books already, and so far they aren't creating jobs, at least not here. So what should we do?

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