Monday, January 26, 2009

President Obama Stimulus - Recovery Proposal

President Barack Obama's $820 billion American Reinvestment and Recovery Plan includes:

The creation of four million jobs,

Spending at least 75% of the funds within 18 months,

Enhancing security at 90 ports,

Launch 1,300 wastewater projects, 380 drinking water projects, 1,000 rural water and sewer system projects,

Creating enough renewable energy generating capacity to power six million homes,

Building 3,00 miles of new electricity transmission lines,

Installing 40 million "smart meters" in homes,

Weatherizing two million homes and 75% of federal buildings and upgrade thousands of miles of roadways.

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