15 Feb 2009

Obama to sign stimulus bill on Tuesday - CNN

1:13 pm on 15 February 2009

CNN reports President Barack Obama will sign a $US787 billion economic stimulus bill on Tuesday in Denver.

The Senate voted 60-38 for the bill on Friday. Earlier the House of Representatives passed it by 246-183.

No Republicans voted in support of the bill.

Mr Obama on Saturday hailed the passing of the bill as a "major milestone on our road to recovery" and vowed to move swiftly to set the plan in motion.