No Small Change: The Stimulus Package and Its Impact On You

    15 February 2009

    In its final form, the American Economic Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1) bill passed February 13 is the largest combined spending and tax bill in American history, with a total of $789.5 billion in spending and tax cuts. The bill will impact a wide range of businesses and industries from healthcare to energy to education and transportation.

    To provide a sense of the package's overall funding levels, Patton Boggs has prepared a general overview of the bill by subject area (please note we are not reporting on every aspect of the bill).