The Senate passed a $838-billion economic stimulus bill Tuesday, two weeks after the passage of a $819-billion House bill, but it has different notions of where the money should go. The Senate's version has an additional $76 billion in tax cuts but a reduction to state budget aid. Here's a complete comparison of the spending from both bills.
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