Pricing the Bush Recovery Plan

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President Bush has a plan to rebuild the Gulf Coast. It includes individual worker recovery accounts to help pay for job training, a homesteading program and a very hefty price tag.


Claude Allen, assistant to the president for domestic policy, head of the Domestic Policy Council

Robert Reich, university professor of social and economic policy at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Former Labor Secretary with the Clinton Administration from 1993-1997.

John Taylor, professor and senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy at Stanford University



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