Press Release ● Jobs and Economyfacebooktwitterbirdemail
For Immediate Release: 
January 29, 2010
Contact Info: 
Katie Grant
Stephanie Lundberg
(202) 225 - 3130

According to a CNN poll released today, a majority of Americans are in favor of the following investments made possible by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act:
  • 70% approve of tax credits included in the Recovery Act
  • 80% approve of investments in our roads and bridges
  • 83% approve of money going to help the unemployed 
Click here to watch an Ohio man's story of how the Recovery Act is working as planned to help unemployed Americans - and here's a highlight:
GERRI WILLIS, CNN: After being laid off at his job at American Standard, [Aaron Ogden] spent 15 months looking for work…. But today in a county where the unemployment rate is 13%, this resident is the face of the federal stimulus job…

WILLIS: He was hired after the weatherization program received a stimulus grant.

OGDEN: [The Recovery Act is] a blessing, because I am able to take care of my family now.