Long-term -- not short-term - economic policies preferred

August 2010
Grand Rapids Business Journal;8/30/2010, Vol. 28 Issue 36, p17
The author reflects on some additional tax and small business legislation that the U.S. Congress should consider before the November 2010 elections, once they return to session in September 2010. He mentions that amidst a few jolts of stimulus in the U.S. economy, weekly jobless claims in August 2010 show the rank of unemployed may be growing. He also cites the February 2008 package of tax rebates, the February 2009 package of incentives, and the "Cash for Clunkers" incentive in the summer of 2009, which had mixed and heavily debated results.


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