On February 13, 2009, by a supermajority vote of 60, the Senatesent the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to the Obama Administration for signature into law. This urgently-needed legislation requested by President Obama will create and protect 3.5 million jobs for American workers and begin to put the nation’s economy back on track. We are confronting the most severe economic problems in generations as millions of Americans are struggling. That’s why the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 will create good-paying jobs;make investments in America’s future; and cut taxes for working families. Our plan also delivers transparency and accountability to guarantee that all taxpayer money is invested responsibly.
What does this mean for your state? Click below for a fact sheet (pdf) on estimated benefits of our economic recovery plan.
Click here to access information about recovery plan implementation and accountability.