Government spending can create jobs

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Author(s) Charles Ballard
Source The Detroit News
Date February 12, 2009
Quotes-start.png "The American Society of Civil Engineers estimates that America needs $2.2 trillion of repairs and upgrades during the next five years just to have an adequate infrastructure. So we should be working on our infrastructure anyway, even if we weren't in a deepening recession. Since we are in a deepening recession, the case for infrastructure spending is even stronger." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should be passed on the topic American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.