AGC: Economic stimulus should include public works

February 2008
Roads & Bridges;Feb2008, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p13
The article reports on a statement by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) that the agreement between the U.S. House of Representatives and President George W. Bush on an economic stimulus package is a good first step and a sign that a stimulus package can be enacted quickly. According to AGC CEO Stephen E. Sandherr, tax cuts and consumer consumption are important for economic growth, but that additional capital investment can also serve as a stimulus.


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