Tag: Year 2009

Stimulus Cuts

Heres a new list of partial or complete cuts of the constantly revised Stimulus list: Partially cut: • $3.5 billion for energy-efficient federal buildings (original bill $7 billion) • $75 million from Smithsonian (original bill $150 million) • $200 million from Environmental Protection Agency Superfund (original bill $800 million) • $100 million from National Oceanic […]

Stimulus List Outlined

This is the lastest list as of February 6, 2009 of what is actually IN the simulus package. MORE THAN $43 BILLION IN TRANSPORTATION INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS $27 BILLION FOR HIGHWAY, ROAD AND BRIDGE INVESTMENTS $8.4 BILLION FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT INVESTMENT $2 BILLION FOR HIGH SPEED RAIL $1.3 BILLION FOR FAA AIRPORT IMPROVEMENT FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT […]

Tom Daschle Has Withdrawn

Former Sen. Tom Daschle has asked President Obama to withdraw his nomination for Secretary of Health and Human Services, according to a written statement from the White House. He felt that the scrutiny around him was distracting to the Obama plan and felt he could do nothing more than be a distraction.

Steelers Win Again

he Pittsburgh Steelers won the Super Bowl XLIII again. This is the sixth time for the Steelers to take home Super Bowl. The Steelers win the big game with 27 to 23. The Arizona Cardinals could not use their big chance to win the Super Bowl for the first time, better luck next time. More […]

A Strong Middle Class

I just watched President Obama and Vice President Biden telling us that the middle class is the back bone of our economy. Well think we all knew that, but it was nice to be acknowledged. A new website has been created that is the most amazing site to do with our White House I have […]

Indiana expands unemployment

INDIANAPOLIS — The state will provide computers and training to libraries, churches and community organizations to help the unemployed apply for benefits. State officials said it could help reduce long lines at unemployment offices and cut down on the number of mistakes by people applying online. “We’re going work with all the faith-based and community-based […]

Bye Bye Blagojevich

Didn’t work. His rantings were not listened to. For me he seems like a pathological liar and I guess to the Illinois Senate they did too. I am afraid that when he goes down hes going to take others along with him, will definitely be an interesting show to follow. Looks like he should have […]