Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Round 2: Stimulus plan explained; Obama scores

The president cited as highlights of his stimulus plan in the next few months:

Fifty seven Minneapolis police officers still on duty, not laid off.

Tax cut in all worker paychecks by April 1.

Families struggling to pay tuition costs get tax credit for four years.

Laid-off Americans will get extended unemployment benefits and health care coverage.

Biden to lead oversight effort of the plan to prevent waste and misdirection of resources.

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