Usd/maj. - U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson the government was considering a $140 billion to $150 billion stimulus package and said the Bush administration and Congress should work together to quickly pass a fiscal stimulus package that boosts consumer spending and spurs business investment. However, he declined to give specifics on the stimulus package under discussion. White House's Lazear said fiscal stimulus plan could help produce 500,000 jobs this year.
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