http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQArlgW-_f8 Stimulus cuts Items eliminated $55... more »
$55 million for historic preservation!
Medavog is concerned for all those torn abandoned historical homes and business abandoned by society as a whole.
A coalition of Senate Democrats and Republicans trimmed billions in spending from the massive economic recovery package. Here is an initial list of some of the items cut, according to a Democratic leadership aide.
# Items cut $3.5 billion for energy-efficient federal buildings (original bill $7 billion)
# $75 million for Smithsonian (original bill $150 million)
# $200 million for Superfund (original bill $800 million)
# $100 million for National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (original bill $427 million)
# $100 million for Law enforcement wireless (original bill $200 million)
# $300 million for federal fleet of hybrid vehicles (original bill $600 million)
# $100 million for FBI construction (original bill $400 million)
# $55 million for historic preservation
# $122 million for new Coast Guard polar icebreaker/cutters « less