Vote Planned on Stimulus

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Final House and Senate votes on President Barack Obama's $789 billion economic stimulus measure are on track for tomorrow.

Some last-minute bargaining to cut costs has led to some tax provisions being dropped or cut back, including a $15,000 tax credit for buying a home over the next year.

Nearly $50 billion of the money would to go to highway and other transportation projects.

Officials say the measure would also bring about $13 a week more in people's paychecks this year.

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