Senate Democrats plan to unveil a “jobs agenda” as early as this morning that would extend surface transportation programs for a year, expand the Build America Bonds program, and augment the popular TIGER discretionary transportation grant program.

“First of all, we do not have a jobs bill,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., told reporters this week. “We have a jobs agenda we’re working on. The first phase of that is going to be something we’ve been told by [the Congressional Budget Office] that will create jobs immediately, the year 2010.”

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