Friday, February 6, 2009
The Senate has moved along in shaping the stimulus bill which President Obama urged naysayers to accept in all due haste. However, getting those needed votes has required cuts coming mostly from budgeted school construction, teacher funding and higher education. More cuts to come. That said, a $15,000 tax credit for new home purchases proposed by Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-GA) remains in the measure.