Survey: Tax Cuts or "Green Pork"?

Right now both parties are intent on spending close to a trillion bucks on keeping the economy from collapse; a major difference is where the money goes. John Boehmer wants to cut the $6 Billion energy conservation and job creation programs; To try and accommodate Senate Republicans, the following multi-billion dollar programs were removed from the stimulus package and their costs moved to fund tax cuts:

$16 billion School Construction; $3.5 billion Higher Ed Construction; $2.25 Neighborhood Stabilization; $2 billion broadband; $1.2 billion in Retrofiting Project 8 Housing; $1 billion Energy Loan Guarantees.

Tags: Economics


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