Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Breaking News: Senate Passes Economic Stimulus

Today the Senate passed the American recovery and Reinvestment Act. The vote was 61 - 37, with three Republicans voting for the bill. One Senator did not vote.

The differences in the bill must now be hammered out by a conference committee with representatives of both chambers participating. Be cause neither chamber cut the large increase in special education funding, that funding should remain intact.

Here is a news article. This link shows how all Senators voted.

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