ABC Evening News for Thursday, Dec 03, 2009
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(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.]