7/16/2008

Democratic leaders in the House of Representatives met with economic experts Tuesday as they continued to craft legislation for a second round of economic-stimulus checks. Led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Democrats plan to introduce their bill in September. Sources say the $50 billion measure will include rebate checks for middle-class taxpayers and increased spending on roads and bridges. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that he would support a bill that included spending on infrastructure for renewable-energy projects.

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