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Economy: Job Summit / Jobs Creation #954047

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 2009
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(Washington: Charles Gibson) President Obama's hosting of a job summit to find new ways to create jobs introduced.

(White House: Jake Tapper) The one-day job summit reviewed; details given about some ideas like tax breaks, energy efficiency. [OBAMA - says productivity is surging, but businesses are skittish about hiring.] [Economic Policy Inst. Lawrence MISHEL†, Walt Disney Co. president/CEO Robert IGER†- offers suggestions.] [Strategas Research Partners Daniel CLIFTON†- offers analysis.] [Representative John BOEHNER - offers criticism.]

(Washington: Charles Gibson) The scrutiny of Obama's economic stimulus program noted.

(Philadelphia: Chris Bury) A look at jobs creation presented; scenes shown from Philadelphia, which has a public housing project, St. Louis, which has money for police cadets & Chesterfield, Virginia, for teachers' salaries. [Philadelphia painter John BARRETT, Philadelphia Housing Authority director Carl GREENE†, Northeast Buildings Products CEO Alan LEVIN†- talk about the jobs created by stimulus money.] [St. Louis Metropolitan Police Chief Dan ISOM†, Chesterfield County schools Shawn SMITH†- comment on jobs.]

Gibson, Charles;
Tapper, Jake;
Bury, Chris

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