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February 18, 2014


Still Debating the Stimulus Package 5 Years Later

"The costly $787 billion spending bill that President Barack Obama signed into law soon after taking office boosted the economy and helped avoid another Great Depression, the White House said in a status report on Monday's fifth anniversary of the law's enactment," the AP reports.

"Republican leaders in Congress took note of the anniversary, too, but argued that the bill spent too much for too little in return."

Wonk Wire has a report card.












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