- Nov 24, 2009
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- San Francisco
- Political Leaning
Excerpted from “Obama to Call for $50 Billion Spending on Public Works” By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG, The New York Times, Published: September 6, 2010
[SIZE="+2"]P[/SIZE]resident Obama on Monday is to call for as much as $50 billion in government spending to start up a long-term public works plan emphasizing transportation projects – roads, rail and airport runways – over the next six years. …
It's time to put America back to work building America again.
“[The plan would] put construction workers, welders, electricians back to work ... folks that have been unemployed for a long time.” — Labor Secretary Hilda Solis