Experts: Economic stimulus plan would be short-term shot in the arm

Experts: Economic stimulus plan would be short-term shot in the arm

WASHINGTON —Consumer rebates in the pending $150 billion federal economic stimulus package could jolt the U.S. economy like a double espresso, then quickly leave restaurateurs feeling empty, operators and industry analysts warn.

While lawmakers were still hashing out at press time the details of a package intended to stave off a widely anticipated recession, experts conjectured that the effects of the plan would be short

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