For Immediate Release
March 5, 2003
Jobs and Economic Growth Fact of the Day
In 2003, 92 million American taxpayers would receive, on average,
a tax cut of $1,083 under the Presidents jobs and
economic growth plan.
Secretary of the Treasury John Snow testified on the Presidents jobs and economic growth plan before the House Ways and Means Committee on Capitol Hill yesterday. The Secretary stressed the importance of the Presidents plan, and the significant, immediate impact it would have on the American economy.
The Presidents jobs and economic growth plan was introduced in the House and Senate on Thursday.
The President hopes that Congress will act quickly and demonstrate a bipartisan commitment to promoting economic growth and creating jobs.
The Presidents plan would:
This week, Secretary Snow will deliver several speeches about the Presidents growth plan, as well as met with numerous Congressional leaders to discuss the job-creating package.
- Speed up the 2001 tax cuts to increase the pace of the recovery and job creation.
- Encourage job-creating investment in Americas 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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