Skip to comments.Stimulus plan needs some stimulation (The city has spent just $1M, and saved only 52 jobs)
Posted on 10/28/2009 8:29:12 AM PDT by Kid Shelleen
MORE THAN six months after President Obama's $787 billion stimulus package was passed into law, the city of Philadelphia has spent less than $1 million in recovery money and retained just 52 jobs.
The data was laid out in a memo sent to Mayor Nutter from Budget Director Steve Agostini, and obtained by the Daily News. Agostini, who was recently assigned to oversee the city stimulus program, also reported that the city's efforts to manage stimulus dollars have been hampered by limited communication between departments.
The news comes as the local unemployment rate continues to climb. The Philadelphia jobless rate hit 10.7 percent in August
(Excerpt) Read more at philly.com ...
Grave diggers have high value in homicide ridden city.
How many jobs were lost while the 54 were getting retained?
Keep voting in those Dems Philly and you will soon be Detroit’s ugly stepchild.
How is that for Hope and Change!
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