Saturday, January 10, 2009

What's Up Change?

Turning around unemployment

The high unemployment numbers released this week rattled the country, as anxiety about the deepening recession hit home to more and more American families.

President-elect Obama’s Weekly Address responds with an urgent call for immediate and dramatic action to get our economy working again.

The President-elect’s proposed plan won’t just create jobs—it will also provide help for those who have lost theirs with bi-partisan measures to families and states hit hardest by this recession.

Two members of the Transition economic team—Dr. Christina Romer and Dr. Jared Bernstein—have analyzed the plan and project that it will likely save or create three to four million jobs. Their report is here.

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