Stimulus package pricier than previously thought

08/25/2010 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The federal economic-stimulus package is turning out to be costlier than originally estimated. The cost of the package, pegged at $787 billion in January 2009, has risen to $814 billion, according to a new congressional analysis. The analysis said that the stimulus has saved or created between 1.4 million and 3.3 million jobs and increased gross domestic product by as much as 4.5%.

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