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President George W. Bush speaks to the Economic Club of Chicago, Ill., about his growth and jobs plan to strengthen the American economy Tuesday, January 7, 2003. White House photo by Paul Morse.

President Bush's Economic Agenda Has Three Main Goals:

  • Encourage consumer spending that will continue to boost the economic recovery.
  • Promote investment by individuals and businesses that will lead to economic growth and job creation.
  • Deliver critical help to unemployed citizens.

The President's new proposal would:

  • Speed up the 2001 tax cuts to increase the pace of the recovery and job creation.
  • Encourage job-creating investment in America's businesses by ending the double taxation of dividends and giving small businesses incentives to grow.
  • Provide help for unemployed Americans, including extending unemployment benefits and creating new re-employment accounts to help displaced workers get back on the job.

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Economists & Industry Respond

U.S. Department of Commerce

U.S. Department of Labor

Office of Management and Budget

U.S. Department of Treasury


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