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Stimulus Package, Financial Rescue Plan, Future of SD Airport
Friday, February 13, 2009
Our nation is in the midst of a major financial crisis, and two massive plans meant to improve the economy are being discussed in Washington, D.C. this week.
Final votes are expected on the $790 billion economic stimulus package this Friday. Plus, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner unveiled his plan to infuse up to $2.5 trillion into the nation's struggling financial system. What are the key elements of both plans? And, what are the potential risks and rewards of enacting these proposals?
In local news, a panel of politicos unveiled a plan to redesign Lindbergh Field by moving most of the passenger operations to the north side of the airport. What's the motivation behind this airport redesign? And, will the plan increase the airport's total passenger and flight capacity?
- Tim McClain, editor of San Diego Metropolitan Magazine.
- John Warren, editor and publisher of San Diego Voice & Viewpoint.
- Bob Kittle, editor of the San Diego Union-Tribune editorial page.
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