Obama Signs $410 Billion Omnibus Spending Bill

Dutton, Audrey
March 2009
Bond Buyer;3/12/2009, Vol. 367 Issue 33079, p24
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The article reports on the $410 billion omnibus spending measure signed by U.S. President Barack Obama which will keep federal programs funded through September 30, 2009. The bill provides $55 billion for transportation, including $484 million for highway infrastructure. It also provides a $34 million increase over 2008 funding to community development block grants and an $11 million increase in public housing capital funds.


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