Labor Leaders, Economists Push For $900B Stimulus

Law360, New York (December 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A group of economists and labor leaders has proposed a $900 billion economic recovery plan, aiming to secure Congress’ support and have it ready for President-elect Barack Obama to sign his first day in office.

More than 120 economists have signed on to the plan, which calls for dedicating a minimum of $900 billion over two years to economic stimulus efforts, arguing that the federal government should “raise the stakes” and invest even more in economic recovery.

The plan involves making strategic and sizable investments in...
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