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A Jobs Plan that Will Work

Recorded on January 29, 2009

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Lehrman Auditorium

As the size and scope of President Barack Obama's economic stimulus package grows, so do questions regarding effectiveness and efficiency of such a massive plan. If the $850 billion package as currently conceived becomes law, there is a strong chance the current economic recession will persist. However, Americans do not have to be saddled with an ineffective stimulus package.

Join us as Senator Jim DeMint discusses a second way forward - a jobs plan that will work. First, protect the fragile economy from massive tax hikes poised to hammer the American economy in 2011. Second, dramatically lower the marginal tax rates on individuals, small businesses and corporations. The economy has always benefited from aggressive tax cuts - Kennedy in 1963, Reagan in 1981 and Bush in 2001 and 2003. The American people cannot afford to repeat the failures of FDR's New Deal.

Senator DeMInt has spent most of his career as a small business owner and he understands how jobs are created. He is also the chairman of the Senate Steering Committee, a caucus of Senate conservatives.