Editor's Note: All week, CNN examines the stimulus and looks at one of the greatest areas of concern for Americans: the economy. Today, we talked to a mayor in Pennsylvania whose town is in need of a stimulus. And tomorrow on American Morning, can a $5.5 million resort town restoration project be a good use of stimulus aid? We find out why one woman is grateful the government is spending the money.
You would be hard pressed to find a town more in need of economic stimulus than Braddock, Pennsylvania.
It was the site of Andrew Carnegie's first steel mill, a thriving industry town of around 20,000 people. Now, 3,000 remain. Unemployment is sky high, and on Sunday, the town's biggest employer will close.
The mayor of Braddock, John Fetterman, joined us on Tuesday's American Morning to explain why his town desperately needs a stimulus.
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