Stimulus Plan Nearing Floor Vote

Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville says he expects a huge economic stimulus proposal to come up for a House floor vote next week. Yarmuth is a member of the House Ways and Means Committee, which has completed work on the $275 billion tax portion of the legislation. He believes it has the potential to get […]

Yarmuth Predicts Passage Of Stimulus Bill

Lawmakers on Capitol Hill are back at work this week, ironing out details of a massive economic stimulus package proposed by President-elect Barack Obama. Congressman John Yarmuth of Louisville serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, which is debating the plan. “We know the rough outlines, $800 billion. It’s a massive spending program that […]

Obama Promises Help For States

Help is on the way. That’s what President-elect Barack Obama told Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and other governors meeting in Philadelphia Tuesday. Beshear says Mr. Obama told the National Governors Association the help could come in the form of an economic stimulus package. They know that the federal government is going to have to partner […]