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CHICAGO – President-elect Barack Obama said Saturday he wants to revive the economy through a job-creating public works plan on a scale unseen since the building program of the interstate highway system in the 1950s.
He offered no price estimate for the grand plan, how the money might be divided or the effect on the country's financial health at a time of burgeoning deficits.
The ideas were outlined in the weekly radio address the day after the government reported that employers cut 533,000 jobs in November, the most in 34 years. They are part of a vision for a massive economy recovery plan Obama wants Congress to pass and have waiting on his desk when he takes office Jan. 20.
Originally posted by warrenb
does he actually go into details of what these public works projects will be?
people are assuming its infrastructure like roads
if there are no jobs to drive to, why bother fixing the roads?
More health care workers for the VA, State and federal hospitals, USGS, NOAH, FBI
Originally posted by redhatty
My Question is... Where is the money coming from for these projects?