The economic stimulus bill passed the US House and Senate this weekend and is headed to the President for his signature. The analysis is done and it is looking like North Carolina will see $6.1 billion of the $787 billion dollar stimulus package. North Carolina Medicaid would see $2.35 billion dollars through 2011. More details soon.
In the General Assembly this week we are anxiously awaiting the recommendations from the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities, and Substance Abuse Services. This report will come out on Tuesday, Feb 17th. The meeting is open to the public and will audio stream on line.
Here are the meeting of interest this week:
Monday, Feb. 161:30 p.m. | The Child Fatality Taskforce - Perinatal Health Committee meets, 1027 LB.
Tuesday, Feb. 17
15 min. after session | The Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services meets, 643 LOB.
President Obama will sign the Recovery and Reinvestment Act and after that he will turn his attention to the serious problem of home foreclosures.