Stimulus aid isn't creating jobs

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Author(s) The Detroit News editorial board
Source The Detroit News
Date November 20, 2009
Quotes-start.png "It would have been wiser and more effective for Congress to leave out of the stimulus package the billions of dollars it approved for soft social programs with a fuzzy impact on jobs, while focusing a lot more of it on projects with readily quantifiable results. Michigan, for one, could have used more than the $800 million it received for roadwork. It's easy to count the construction jobs funded by that kind of expenditure and the bonus -- improved highways -- which are hard evidence of the benefits." Quotes-end.png

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This item takes a mixed stance on the position Act should not have been passed on the topic American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.