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Tipsheet

Senate Stimulus Numbers

Sen. Ben Nelson has released an Excel document detailing the bipartisan Nelson-Collins modifications to the stimulus bill.

Here's the funding breakdown, by agency, produced by the bipartisan working group below. This is a good indication of where the bill's priorities are. You can see Labor, HHS, Education is getting, by far, the greatest amount of funding.
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All of these amounts are in the thousands:

Agriculture: $5,109,430
Commerce: $21,513,000
Defense: $3,746,000
Energy & Water: $53,843,000
Financial & Gen. Govt: $10,762,000
Homeland Security: $5,076,700
Interior: $11,643,600
Labor, HHS, Education: $169,184,000
Military & VA: $7,428,295
THUD: $60,580,500

Of course, you'll probably note that these numbers above do not add up to $780 billion. That's because another whopping $365 billion is being allocated to "appropriations," which is not a government agency.

Update: Senate Conservatives put out a prettier version of the Excel sheet HERE in the form of a PDF.

The line for appropriations spending is on page 7 of the PDF.

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