by Bill McBride on 12/17/2009 12:00:00 AM
Thursday, December 17, 2009
Note: This is just the House. The Senate votes early next year.
From Reuters: U.S. House approves $155 billion jobs bill
The bill would provide $48.3 billion for infrastructure projects that promise to get workers back on job sites by April. Highway construction projects would get $27.5 billion, while subway, bus and other transit systems would get $8.4 billion.
States would get $23 billion to pay 250,000 teacher salaries and repair school buildings, and $1.2 billion to pay for 5,500 police officers ... $23.5 billion to help pay their share of federal healthcare programs for the poor.The bill doesn't include:
Posted by Bill McBride on 12/17/2009 12:00:00 AM