President Bush Unveils Economic Stimulus Package

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With Bill Clinton pounding away on the economy, even the Gulf War wasn-t enough to get George Bush, senior, re-elected. Today, at the Economic Club of Chicago, the second President Bush presented his $670 billion -economic stimulus package,- which includes an end to income taxes on corporate dividends and help for the unemployed. Democrats have already denounced it, claiming it will give help mainly to those who don-t need it. Even some business groups are concerned about unintended consequences. As investors look forward to possible war and another presidential campaign, we hear the pros and cons of the President-s plan and handicap its chances for passage with correspondents for BusinessWeek, the LA Times, a national pollster, a former Bush economic speechwriter and President Clinton-s director of the Office of Management and Budget.
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Response of PM Tony Blair of the UK

President Bush-s Economic Stimulus Package

Department of Commerce

Department of Labor

Department of the Treasury



Warren Olney