Obama’s economic stimulus bill passed

Obama’s economic stimulus bill passed

Obama’s economic stimulus bill passed

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed President Barack Obama’s $787 billion plan to stimulate the economy. The measure was passed on a 246-183 and it will now go to the Senate for a vote.

The economic stimulus bill combines tax cuts for individuals and businesses with a half-trillion dollars in government spending for infrastructure, health care and help for cash-starved state governments. Older Americans would get a $250 bonus Social Security check.

Obama claims that the plan will save or create 3.5 million jobs.


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