Taking Apart the $819 billion Stimulus Package

Discussion in 'Wall St. News' started by ASusilovic, Feb 11, 2009.

  1. The centerpiece of President Obama's domestic agenda is an $819 billion economic stimulus plan. The Senate will consider the measure this week, with an eye toward the amount of tax cuts and spending. Republicans and Democrats spar over what to consider a tax cut. An analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office tallies the tax-cut portion to be significantly less than the one-third Democrats claim it to be.


  2. cool chart, thanks for posting. I'm not sure I've ever seen anything this clear and well-layed out come out of the CBO (I am talking about the chart, not the proposed bills).