Bush's Plan: The Reviews Are In

Corporate America either likes or loves it, economists are still debating, and a union chieftain fears it will bury his members

Reaction to President Bush's new $674 billion economic stimulus plan was swift and sharp. Most in the business community cheered, though some questioned its focus on eliminating taxation of dividends. The President's Jan. 7 speech in Chicago also prompted a spirited debate among economists, who argued about whether it would boost a sluggish economy.

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