But will it create them where oil and coal jobs have been lost?
The modernization plan could expand port capacity and create jobs along the supply chain.
Treasury chief Yellen said the relief package may help the economy return to full employment in 2022. Officials are also concerned with other measures of financial hardship and inequality.
It starts with a huge web of government data on jobs.
The National Association of Realtors finds that metro areas with declining home affordability have less job growth.
Don't expect much from the Labor Department's monthly numbers, analysts say.
Bureau of Labor Statistics annual benchmark revisions find job creation was weaker than originally reported last year.
Annual growth in average hourly earnings has fallen back after hitting 3.4% in Feburary, a post-recession peak.
The Commerce Department kicks off World Trade Week on Monday. It’s honoring 43 U.S. exporters. Thirty-three of them are small- or mid-sized businesses. But as it turns out, small businesses could be exporting more. Click the audio player above to hear the full story.