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Economists: Without Austerity, Unemployment Would Be A Point Lower

The New York Times | Posted 07.09.2013 | Politics

The nation's unemployment rate would probably be nearly a point lower, roughly 6.5 percent, and economic growth almost two points higher this year if ...

Good Jobs

James P. Hoffa | Posted 11.04.2011 | Politics
James P. Hoffa

That government stimulus creates jobs and revitalizes economic growth is accepted as fact by businesspeople, financiers and even Martin Feldstein, Ronald Reagan's chief economist.

CBO: Stimulus Added Millions Of Jobs In Second Quarter

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The massive U.S. stimulus package put millions of people to work and boosted national output by hundreds of billions of dollars...

Mark Blumenthal

Cut Deficits Or Spend For Jobs? | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

If you have been following coverage of polling on jobs and the deficit this week, you may be a little confused. “The public now sees reducing th...

Arthur Delaney

100,000 Jobs Subsidized By Stimulus Will End In September | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Debbie Velarde is one of more than 100,000 people who will lose their jobs by September unless Congress extends a stimulus bill provision that gives s...

AP: White House Stimulus Report Overstated Jobs Saved

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE and MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The government's latest count of stimulus jobs significantly overstates the effects of the $787 billion program under a popular fed...

White House: 650,000 Stimulus Jobs

AP | MATT APUZZO and BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Nearly 650,000 jobs have been saved or created under President Barack Obama's economic stimulus plan, the government said Friday, a...

Stimulus Creates, Saves More Jobs In June: Committee

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of jobs created or saved by infrastructure projects funded by the U.S. economic stimulus plan more than doubled in J...

Stimulus To Create, Save Nearly 150,000 Illinois Jobs: White House

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

White House economists estimate the $787.2-billion federal stimulus plan will create or save 148,000 jobs in Illinois over the next two years, the Oba...

Senate Stimulus Bill Could Cost Illinois $2.4 Billion

Crain's Chicago Business | Paul Merrion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Spending cuts in the $838-billion stimulus bill passed by the Senate on Tuesday will cost Illinois at least $2.4 billion and thousands of jobs if it p...