Deseret News: Berkley stresses education, infrastructure, energy

Rep. Shelley Berkley said “jobs, jobs, jobs” is her top priority in Congress and that creating them will take investments in education, infrastructure and renewable energy.

“These are not easy times and you are doing amazing work in a short period of time,” Berkley, D-Nev., said Wednesday during an address to a joint session of the Nevada Legislature, where she served in the Assembly 28 years ago.

“People who never missed a day of work have lost their jobs. People who’ve never missed a monthly mortgage payment are losing their homes … and they’re looking to us,” she said.

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