"No" Votes for JobsFebruary 17, 2009 - by Donny Shaw
Before signing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 into law on Tuesday, the Obama administration released an assortment of fact sheets on the its estimated impacts in several areas. One of those fact sheets outlines the bill’s impact on employment by congressional district.
CongressDaily ($) notes that, according to that document, seven of the ten districts projected to gain the most jobs under the bill are represented by Republicans in the House. The Representatives for those districts are:
…all of whom nonetheless voted against the bill.