$410-Billion Bill Signed, Earmarks and All

Ichniowski, Tom
March 2009
ENR: Engineering News-Record;3/23/2009, Vol. 262 Issue 9, p11
Trade Publication
The article features the $410-billion omnibus spending bill in the U.S. The legislation, which included an estimated $7.7 billion in earmarked funds for specific projects, was signed by President Barack Obama on March 11, 2009. It integrates nine uncompleted 2009 appropriation bills and provides funding for most major construction, including those by the transportation and energy departments and the General Services Administration.


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