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February 6, 2009

The Senate Stimulus Deal and Republican Priorities

-- by Dave Johnson

To get a few Republican votes to stop a filibuster and actually pass a bill to save the economy, here is what has changed:

Latest Cuts To The Stim Package: Head Start, Child Nutrition, Food Stamps Public Transit | The Plum Line,

REMOVED money for:

Head Start
Education for the Disadvantaged
School improvement
Child Nutrition
Transportation Security Administration
Coast Guard
Violence Against Women
National Science Foundation
Western Area Power Administration
Food Stamps

REDUCED money for:

Public Transit $3.4 billion
School Construction $60 billion

INCREASED money for:

Defense operations and procurement
STAG Grants
Additional transportation funding

Also, reduced tax cuts for lower incomes.

Posted by Dave Johnson at February 6, 2009 8:50 PM


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