February 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/9/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p16
The article presents an outlook for the U.S. construction industry in 2009. The author believes that the stimulus package introduced by President Barack Obama could save jobs, lessen foreclosures caused by unemployment, and raise the number of possible home buyers. According to the Council of Mayors, the state of Nevada has 76 construction projects that could generate 26,647 direct and indirect jobs if funding is provided. The author claims that the stimulus package's infrastructure investments could generate over 620,000 construction positions.


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