The stimulus package that President Bush and Congress are hammering out could be enough to jumpstart the economy, but don't count on it.
The package is likely to include tax rebates, possibly of $800 for individuals and $1,600 for households, along with tax incentives for businesses to make investments in buying new equipment. The Senate Finance Committee is listening to testimony from the Congressional Budget Office and experts from Harvard University and elsewhere this week on what kinds of ingredients will be needed to get the economy cooking again.
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