Food Stamps Stimulate Economy

Food Stamps Stimulate Economy

July 19, 2012

Hoyer: Food Stamps, Unemployment Insurance 2 ‘Most Stimulative’ Things for Economy
By Elizabeth Harrington

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer
Center for American Progress Action Fund / Foter

( – House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) said Tuesday that food stamps and unemployment insurance are the two “most stimulative” t things you can do for the economy.

During a pen and pad briefing with reporters on Capitol Hill, Hoyer was asked if any Democrats are “reconsidering the wisdom” of letting the Bush tax cuts expire at year’s end for the top income earners given the still struggling U.S. economy.

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