Source : http://www.propublica.org
The House approved the economic stimulus plan Friday afternoon with a vote of 246 to 183, followed by the Senate with a vote of 60 to 38. Want to know what's in it? You could read the 1,071-page gorilla that passed today. Or you could let us do the work for you. We’ve dissected the beast in two charts – one for spending below, and one for taxes.
The appropriations section of the bill details spending in excess of $311 billion for programs ranging from Pell grants for college students to clean water in central Utah to nearly $100 billion in new transportation and infrastructure projects.
Here’s our earlier chart comparing the differences between the House, Senate, and conference versions of the bills.
To see a certain category of spending provisions, click on one of the following:
- Aid to People Affected by Economic Downturn
- Aid to State and Local Governments
- Health Care
- Science and Technology
- Transportation and Infrastructure