New York’s Stimulus Take: At Least $41 B.

capitolgetty New Yorks Stimulus Take: At Least $41 B.The folks at the Center for American Progress have done a state-by-state breakdown of the stimulus package making its way through Congress.

New York State’s take: more than $41 billion.

The bill, passed by the House but not yet through the Senate, is still very much a work in progress. Based on the House bill, the CAP estimates that New York would receive $41.3 billion of the $522 billion or so going to states. Based on the Senate bill as of Monday (some changes have been made since), New York would receive $45.3 billion, which is 7.8 percent of the total $577 billion going to states.

Some selected specifics from the House bill:

$1.35 billion for highway infrastructure

$1.07 billion for transit capital

$1.2 billion for Title 1 education grants

$1.3 billion for school modernization and repair

$1.1 billion for unemployment benefits extension

$1.3 billion for food stamps

$3.9 billion in state fiscal stabilization fund

$12.6 billion in Medicaid funding

And some selected specifics from the Senate bill, as of Monday:

$554.5 million for public housing capital funds

$1.2 billion for mass transit

$1.2 billion for highways

$1.46 billion for school modernization and repair

$216 million for higher education modernization and repair

$3.9 billion for state fiscal stabilization

$1.2 billion for unemployment benefits extension

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