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S.336 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 27, 2009 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 19.

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  • 42% of users support S.336

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    • On February 01, 2009, by nancym - Everyone who is concerned about the disproportionate lack of help in this bill for those currently running out of unemployment benefits, please go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/strongmiddleclass/ and post a message to the new "strong middle class" taskforce and VP Biden. You can also post another message at www.whitehouse.gov/contact Understand that the current House bill does NOT add additional weeks for those currently eligible, but simply extends the cutoff date for newly or recently unemployed, who can continue to receive benefits past the deadline previously established in bill passed for extensions in November 2008. It must fit in a 500-character limit, so feel free to copy and paste or modify my own post if you want: In addition to taxes on benefits, over 2 million long-term unemployed workers will be facing exhaustion of all extended benefits this April, when finding new jobs is still highly unlikely. No added weeks of benefits for this large group of citizens with few resources left has been provided by Congress. Less than 3% of the stimulus bill provides for any unemployment benefits at all! Unless something is done, this bill cannot carry in its subtitle "assistance to the unemployed" without dishonesty.

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      As noted by nancym, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 01, 2009, "Everyone who is concerned about the disproportionate lack of help in this bill for those currently running out of unemployment benefits, please go to http://www.whitehouse.gov/strongmiddleclass/ and post a message to the new "strong middle class" taskforce and VP Biden. You can also post another message at www.whitehouse.gov/contact Understand that the current House bill does NOT add additional weeks for those currently eligible, but simply extends the cutoff date for newly or recently unemployed, who can continue to receive benefits past the deadline previously established in bill passed for extensions in November 2008. It must fit in a 500-character limit, so feel free to copy and paste or modify my own post if you want: In addition to taxes on benefits, over 2 million long-term unemployed workers will be facing exhaustion of all extended benefits this April, when finding new jobs is still highly unlikely. No added weeks of benefits for this large group of citizens with few resources left has been provided by Congress. Less than 3% of the stimulus bill provides for any unemployment benefits at all! Unless something is done, this bill cannot carry in its subtitle "assistance to the unemployed" without dishonesty."
    • On May 02, 2009, by eagleriver90 - NO NO NO. This bill as written is MASSIVE. In order to get extended unemployment benefits, you also need to pass off on: 300 B with a B for for necessary replacement, modernization, or upgrades of laboratories or other facilities to improve workplace safety and mission-area efficiencies as deemed appropriate by the Secretary $5 Million just to oversee this unbelievable bill $100 B for competitive grants $171 B for Farm Service Agency Salary and Expenses $395 B for watershed and flood rehab/prevention $110 B for rural development salaries and exp. And on and on.... What a load of you-know-what. NO!!! Split this out, and vote separately on issues. The amounts of funds described here are just unimaginable, and especially when WE HAVE NO MONEY TO SPEND!!!

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      As noted by eagleriver90, a user on OpenCongress.org, on May 02, 2009, "NO NO NO. This bill as written is MASSIVE. In order to get extended unemployment benefits, you also need to pass off on: 300 B with a B for for necessary replacement, modernization, or upgrades of laboratories or other facilities to improve workplace safety and mission-area efficiencies as deemed appropriate by the Secretary $5 Million just to oversee this unbelievable bill $100 B for competitive grants $171 B for Farm Service Agency Salary and Expenses $395 B for watershed and flood rehab/prevention $110 B for rural development salaries and exp. And on and on.... What a load of you-know-what. NO!!! Split this out, and vote separately on issues. The amounts of funds described here are just unimaginable, and especially when WE HAVE NO MONEY TO SPEND!!! "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • 2.1.1.5 -Ch-1-Kosmopoulos v. Constitution Insurance Co., [1987] 1 ... - January 04, 2011 by Interpretation of Statutes - Harris (1861), 1 B. & S. 336, 121 E.R. 740; Wilson v. Jones (1867), L.R. 2 Ex. 139; Blascheck v. Bussell (1916), 33 T.L.R. 51; Stock v. Inglis (1884), 12 Q.B.D. 564; Zimmerman v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. ...

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      As noted by Interpretation of Statutes on January 04, 2011, "Harris (1861), 1 B. & S. 336, 121 E.R. 740; Wilson v. Jones (1867), L.R. 2 Ex. 139; Blascheck v. Bussell (1916), 33 T.L.R. 51; Stock v. Inglis (1884), 12 Q.B.D. 564; Zimmerman v. St. Paul Fire & Marine Insurance Co. ..." (http://interpretationofstatutes.blogspot.com/2011/01/2115-ch-1-kosmopoulos-v-constitution.html)
    • THE WEST INDIA AND PANAMA TELEGRAPH COMPANY, LIMITED, v THE HOME ... - January 03, 2011 by 73 Wire - n(10) 1 B. & S. 336; 30 L. J. (Q.B.) 354. n(11) 1 App. Cas. 713. n(12) 5 M. & W. 414. n(13) 2 B. & Ald. 73. taken that an insurance against explosion was intended by the parties, and the common form, though an old one, must be construed ...

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      As noted by 73 Wire on January 03, 2011, "n(10) 1 B. & S. 336; 30 L. J. (Q.B.) 354. n(11) 1 App. Cas. 713. n(12) 5 M. & W. 414. n(13) 2 B. & Ald. 73. taken that an insurance against explosion was intended by the parties, and the common form, though an old one, must be construed ..." (http://73wire.com/england-and-wales/the-west-india-and-panama-telegraph-company-limited-v-the-home-and-colonial-marine-insurance-company-limited/)
    • MCCAROGHER v WHIELDON | 73 Wire - December 21, 2010 by 73 Wire - In Coventry v. Chichester a life interest was given to the child, both by the will and by the settlement. In the present case the gift by the will is to the children of the. n(1) 2 H. & M. 149; 2 D. J. & S. 336. n(2) 3 Hare, 509. ...

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      As noted by 73 Wire on December 21, 2010, "In Coventry v. Chichester a life interest was given to the child, both by the will and by the settlement. In the present case the gift by the will is to the children of the. n(1) 2 H. & M. 149; 2 D. J. & S. 336. n(2) 3 Hare, 509. ..." (http://73wire.com/england-and-wales/mccarogher-v-whieldon/)

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    • Senate Stimulus Plan Offers Less Generous Benefits to Arts and ... - January 27, 2009 by Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription) - The Senate version, S. 336, offers no money for the agency. Americans for the Arts, an advocacy group, is pressing Congress to keep the $50- million ...

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      As noted by Chronicle of Philanthropy (subscription) on January 27, 2009, "The Senate version, S. 336, offers no money for the agency. Americans for the Arts, an advocacy group, is pressing Congress to keep the $50- million ..." (http://philanthropy.com/news/government/index.php?id=6948)
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