The New York Times is reporting Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson (D.) and Maine Sen. Susan Collins (R.) are pushing for a series of cuts from the stimulus bill.
Here is a sampling of the items they'd like to slice out:
-$50 million for the National Endowment for the Arts -$14 million for cyber security research by the Homeland Security Department -$1 billion for the National Science Foundation -$400 million for research and prevention of sexually transmitted diseases -$850 million for Amtrack -$400 million for climate chance research
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