A Look At Kentucky Share Of Stimulus Package

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky's congressional delegation split
along party lines in voting on the $819 billion economic stimulus
bill that has passed the U.S. House 244-188.

Democrats Ben Chandler and John Yarmuth voted in favor of the
bill, while Republicans Geoff Davis, Brett Guthrie, Hal Rogers and
Ed Whitfield voted against it.

Here's a breakdown of the Kentucky portion under the proposed
measure:

State budget aid - $861.8 million
Highways and bridges - $457.3 million
Mass transit -$43.4 million
Wastewater treatment and sewers - $73.9 million
Low-income energy assistance - $13.3 million
School modernizaton and renovation - $286.6 million
Head Start - $11.9 million*
Education technology grants - $15 million*

(* Includes both fiscal years 2009 and 2010)

(Copyright 2009 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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