TITLE

Stimulus package gets House approval

AUTHOR(S)
Bertola, David
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Buffalo Law Journal;1/31/2008, Vol. 80 Issue 9, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the approval of the proposed stimulus plan, designed to boost the U.S. economy, by House of Congress. It is reported that Buffalo-area lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle has favored the stimulus plan put forth in Washington. However, Representative Brian Higgins, D-Buffalo, has called the plan a short-term targeted stimulus that is not designed to resolve the structural problems with the economy.
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29995226

 

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