Statements about Stimulus

U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse "rewarded Wall Street executives with millions in bonuses."

"Having an entirely Democrat congressional delegation in 2009, when the [federal stimulus] bill passed, increases the per capita stimulus dollars that the state receives per person by $460."

 Rep. David Cicilline is responsible for the federal loan guarantee to Solyndra, the failed solar company

"Dubious taxpayer-funded" stimulus spending -- Part II.

"Dubious taxpayer-funded stimulus projects in Rhode Island include … $250,000 to provide digital television to the state’s inmate population."

Unemployment and the housing and auto industry crises can be fixed by giving a million dollars to every worker over age 50 to retire.

"In Rhode Island, there were thousands of jobs that were created" by the federal stimulus program

"The Congressional Budget Office estimates that for every $1 we spend on unemployment benefits, $1.90 is put into our economy."

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