Key features of the House's $174 billion jobs bill:
_$36 billion for highways and mass transit.
_$20 billion to keep Highway Trust Fund solvent for existing obligations.
_$23 billion to pay teacher salaries in an attempt to save or create about 250,000 education jobs.
_$2 billion for job training, summer jobs for teenagers and for AmeriCorps.
_$500 million to retain or hire firefighters.
_$1.2 billion to put 5,500 law enforcement officials on the beat.
_$2.3 billion to extend the $1,000-per-child tax credit to 16 million poor families.
_$24 billion to states for Medicaid for the poor and disabled.
_$41 billion to extend emergency unemployment benefits for six months.
_$12.3 billion for health insurance subsidies for long-term jobless workers.
_$600 million for improvements to airports and seaports.
_$2.8 billion for water projects.
_$2 billion for housing renovations.