S. 1723, The Teachers and First Responders Back to Work Act of 2011 (3 comments ↓ | 4 wiki edits: view article ↓)

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  • This bill, or a similar bill, was reintroduced in the current Congress as S. 1455, The Recovery Enhancement for Addiction Treatment Act.

S. 1723 would provide for teacher and first responder stabilization.

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    and increases their $162,301.27 share of the national debt by $4.15.
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October 25, 2011, 3:54pm (report abuse)

This works out to $75,000 per job. How many school teachers do you know that makes that much?

Where does our education money go?


October 25, 2011, 3:59pm (report abuse)

When are we going to learn that we(taxpayers) don't have subsidize jobs. If it has value, people will pay for it. Our educational system has not been truly adding real value for many years.

T.M. Homer

October 25, 2011, 8:23pm (report abuse)

Anytime I see the word "grant" I get worried...another government program creating freebees for those who are do-nots and will-nots. This is just another way to create more government jobs; we need smaller govt, not larger! CUT THE SPENDING!

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