Statements about Stimulus

Says only seven percent of 2009’s stimulus bill went toward transportation projects, yet they created over one-third of the bill’s total jobs.

Says the federal stimulus program was ineffective because "the number of jobs has actually decreased by 18,300 through July 2011."

TriMet is "spending 4.2 million in fed funds to save $168K per year."

Portland spent nearly $1 million in federal stimulus money to install bike path signs where they already existed.

Says Ron Wyden spent $2 million "to study exotic ants."

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