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February 10, 2009

WHY YOU DON'T WANT YOUR CHILDREN NEAR CENTRIST SENATORS

Changes in the Senate version of the Bailout over $1 billion (not including tax cuts)

Screwed


Aid to low income families
Health insurance aid to unemployed
Hunger aid
Housing
Medicaid for unemployed
Disabled and elderly aid
State fiscal relief (down $40 billion)
K-12 education
School construction (down $21 billion)
Higher education
Early childhood programs
Energy efficiency
Electricity grid
Federal building efficiency
Weatherization
National Science Foundation
National Institutes of Health
Department of Energy
University research facilities
Highway and bridges
Transit
Clean water
Defense Department facilities
Water resources
Aviation

Boosted

Unemployment benefits
Health insurance aid
Forest energy research
Broadband
Biomedical research
Competitive infrastructure grants
Homeland security
Federal buildings
Bureau of Reclamation
Water and waste disposal
Environmental cleanup
Veteran hospitals
Railroads

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