Iowa Defense Alliance: I Jobs = I Joke
Excerpted from this post at Iowa Defense Alliance
... According to Governor Culver his proposal would create approximately 30,000 new jobs across Iowa. Unfortunately the majority of these positions would come from the construction field where they would experience an artificial boom created by the massive public works program. They would be temporary in nature created by an artificial construction boom with a finite time span. I Jobs does very little to create real long term jobs. There is no sustainability in it. Financing this bloated bill will cost the State of Iowa more than the advertised $750 million. Add $420 million on to that number and you will get a true representation of the monetary cost the state will have to endure with this plan. ... Instead of looking for ways to encourage business and individuals success Governor Culver has decided to follow the same road he has for the last two years. Spend.