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Missouri Matters Poll: “Do We Need Another Stimulus Package”

July 15th, 2009 by mopns · No Comments

As talk floats around Washington D.C. of a second “borrow and print” stimulus package, our new Missouri Matters poll asks our readers if they favor a second (or third depending on your perspective) stimulus package. Not to skew the results of course, but here’s an excerpt from a stimulus “success story” in yesterday’s St. Louis Post Dispatch:

The federal economic stimulus program will reach into the tiny unincorporated town of Defiance with $430,000 to pay for a pedestrian and bicycle pathway to link the Katy Trail to local businesses on the east side of Highway 94.

“It will bring the town more together as a community,” said St. Charles County Council Chairman Joe Brazil, a Defiance Republican involved in planning for the project. Read more…

Hoe does building a pedestrian and bike pathway “create or save” full time, permanent jobs?

Related:

Rasmussen Reports: Republicans Remain Ahead on Generic Ballot for Third Straight Week

Video: Sen. Bond Defends Pork for Bicycle Paths

Hat tip:club4growth

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