Amendment sought to provide at least $551.7 billion for domestic, non-military discretionary spending in FY09; provide a $118.9 billion economic stimulus package; extend unemployment insurance, food stamp benefits, and Medicaid payments to states and spend $468.3 billion on defense. The Progressive Caucus budget balances by FY12 and rebalances again in FY18, upon completion of the Reinvest and Rebuild America Initiative.

Purpose:

An amendment in the nature of a substitute numbered 2 printed in House Report 110-548 submitted from the Congressional Progressive Caucus to provide at least $551.7 billion for domestic, non-military discretionary spending in FY09; provides a $118.9 billion economic stimulus package; extends unemployment insurance, food stamp benefits, and Medicaid payments to states; and, spends $468.3 billion on defense. The Progressive Caucus budget balances by FY12 and rebalances again in FY18, upon completion of our Reinvest and Rebuild America Initiative.

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(A002)

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