The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act – Key Areas of the Bill

Posted on by Karina

This afternoon, the House will begin general debate on H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The House will consider amendments and final passage on Wednesday. This legislation will create and save 3 to 4 million jobs, rebuilding America, making us more globally competitive and energy independent, and transforming our economy for long-term growth; give 95 percent of American workers an immediate tax cut; and invest quickly in the economy.

Read about each of the key areas of the bill in our current legislation section:


Science, Technology & Innovation

Health Care


Roads, Bridges, Transit & Waterways

Tax Cuts

Helping Workers Hurt by the Recession

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