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All Posts Tagged With: "unemployment"

THE DIG
In post-partisan era, bipartisan opposition to Obama’s stimulus

President Barack Obama has brought change to Washington, D.C. In this newly declared post-partisan era of politics, there is growing bipartisan opposition to the President’s economic stimulus package.

Feb 6th, 2009

THE DIG
‘Buy American’

As Americans have slashed consumer spending, congressional Democrats want to buy American with stimulus spending.

Feb 4th, 2009

THE DIG
On the Grid

A week in review of infrastructure news by Rick Karr, Blueprint America correspondent.

Jan 23rd, 2009

THE DIG
But, when will it work? The American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009

America lost 524,000 jobs in December. The unemployment rate, at the same time, is at a 16-year-high of 7.2 percent, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. There are currently 11.1 million unemployed throughout the country, which is nearly double the number out of work at the start of the economic recession a year ago.President Barack Obama has promised to sustain Americans in these hard times with an $825 billion economic stimulus package – the American Recovery and Reinvestment Bill of 2009.

Jan 23rd, 2009

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