The Stimulus Plan: A Detailed List of Spending

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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:

  • Accountability
  • Aid to People Affected by Economic Downturn
  • Aid to State and Local Governments
  • Business
  • Education
  • Energy
  • Health Care
  • Other
  • Science and Technology
  • Transportation and Infrastructure
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