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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 1 decade ago

How can I find out what is on the stimulus bill?

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    Read it and weep my friend.

    $50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts

    $380 million in the Senate bill for the Women, Infants and Children program

    $198 million for Filipino World War 2 vets and their families

    $300 million for grants to combat violence against women

    $2 billion for federal child-care block grants

    $6 billion for university building projects

    $15 billion for boosting Pell Grant college scholarships

    $4 billion for job-training programs, including $1.2 billion for “youths” up to the age of 24

    $1 billion for community-development block grants

    $4.2 billion for “neighborhood stabilization activities”

    $650 million for digital-TV coupons

    $90 million to educate “vulnerable populations”

    $15 billion for business-loss carry-backs

    $145 billion for “Making Work Pay” tax credits

    $83 billion for the earned income credit

    $150 million for the Smithsonian

    $34 million to renovate the Department of Commerce headquarters

    $500 million for improvement projects for National Institutes of Health facilities

    $44 million for repairs to Department of Agriculture headquarters

    $350 million for Agriculture Department computers

    $88 million to help move the Public Health Service into a new building

    $448 million for constructing a new Homeland Security Department headquarters

    $600 million to convert the federal auto fleet to hybrids

    $450 million for NASA (carve-out for “climate-research missions”)

    $600 million for NOAA (carve-out for “climate modeling”)

    $1 billion for the Census Bureau

    $89 billion for Medicaid

    $30 billion for COBRA insurance extension

    $36 billion for expanded unemployment benefits

    $20 billion for food stamps

    $4.5 billion for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    $850 million for Amtrak

    $87 million for a polar icebreaking ship

    $1.7 billion for the National Park System

    $55 million for Historic Preservation Fund

    $7.6 billion for “rural community advancement programs”

    $150 million for agricultural-commodity purchases

    $150 million for “producers of livestock, honeybees, and farm-raised fish”

    $2 billion for renewable-energy research ($400 million for global-warming research)

    $2 billion for a “clean coal” power plant in Illinois

    $6.2 billion for the Weatherization Assistance Program

    $3.5 billion for energy-efficiency and conservation block grants

    $3.4 billion for the State Energy Program

    $200 million for state and local electric-transport projects

    $300 million for energy-efficient-appliance rebate programs

    $400 million for hybrid cars for state and local governments

    $1 billion for the manufacturing of advanced batteries

    $1.5 billion for green-technology loan guarantees

    $8 billion for innovative-technology loan-guarantee program

    $2.4 billion for carbon-capture demonstration projects

    $4.5 billion for electricity grid

    $79 billion for State Fiscal Stabilization Fund

  • 1 decade ago

    There's a house version - HR1 & a Senate version.

    Use thise Google to find what you want:

  • 1 decade ago

  • 1 decade ago

    Here is some insight about the spending also.

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