THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Political notebook

Obama says $155m in health funding means jobs, too

President Obama has agreed to sign a $410 billion spending bill. Critics say he is breaking a campaign promise. President Obama has agreed to sign a $410 billion spending bill. Critics say he is breaking a campaign promise. (Getty Images Photo / Chip Somodevilla)
Globe Staff / March 3, 2009

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

President Obama announced yesterday the latest dividend from the $787 billion economic stimulus package he championed: the release of $155 million for 126 new health centers, enough, he said, to provide basic care to 750,000 Americans and to create 5,500 jobs. (Full article: 687 words)

This article is available in our archives:

Globe Subscribers

FREE for subscribers

Subscribers to the Boston Globe get unlimited access to our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Non-Subscribers

Purchase an electronic copy of the full article. Learn More

  • $9.95 1 month archives pass
  • $24.95 3 months archives pass
  • $74.95 1 year archives pass

Boston.com top stories on Twitter

    waiting for twitterWaiting for Twitter to feed in the latest...