Cuellar: "A Once-in-a-Lifetime Crisis Demands a Once-in-a-Lifetime Response"
U.S. House Passes Economic Recovery Bill That Will Invest Tens of Billions in Texas
“We’re facing a once-in-a-lifetime crisis that demands a once-in-a-lifetime response. Economists across the political spectrum agree that bold and decisive action is the only path that offers a real chance at economic recovery."
Congressman Henry Cuellar today voted in support of H.R. 1, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which will create millions of jobs and jumpstart the economic recovery.
Congressman Cuellar released the following statement on the vote:
Further information on the bill’s appropriations provisions is available at http://appropriations.house.gov/pdf/PressSummary01-21-09.pdf. Details of the tax relief provisions are online at http://waysandmeans.house.gov/media/pdf/110/taxsum.pdf.
Congressman Henry Cuellar is a member of the House Homeland Security and Agriculture Committees in the 111th Congress. Accessibility to constituents, education, health care, economic development, and national security are his priorities. Congressman Cuellar is also a Senior Whip and member of the Blue Dog Coalition.