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AIR DATE: August 28, 2012

This week President Obama came to Las Vegas and said that he wanted more federal money to pay for teachers. That would have saved jobs and made for smaller classes in Clark County. So where did the original stimulus go and was it really worth it? Does this kind of stimulus package really work at all?
 
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John Restrepo, Principal of RCG Economics LLC

Geoff Lawrence, Deputy Policy Director, Nevada Policy Research Institute

 

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    Because of the stimulus, we were able to pay for COBRA as 65% of it was subsidized for 15 months. This made a huge difference in our lives, and supported jobs in the medical community.
    AliceAug 24, 2012 09:11:28 AM
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