AMERICAN FAMILY INSURANCE PLAN GETS CREDIT FOR BORDER FOREIGN BORDERS
By TIMOTHY A. CLARYAssociated Press (AP) — The American family insurance plan received a $1.5 billion infusion from the federal government on Thursday as the Trump administration moved to tighten rules for insurers selling policies on the border.
The health care package includes a $200 billion stimulus package for states and the federal Highway Trust Fund, which provides cash for highways, highways and transit projects.
The stimulus package was largely aimed at rebuilding roads, bridges and airports.
It includes $1 billion for highways and $2 billion for transit projects across the country.
The money will be used to pay for new bridges and road projects.
The package includes funding for the construction of the $1 trillion border wall.
The $200-billion stimulus package will be paid for through an automatic spending measure that Congress is expected to approve this month.
The Senate approved the measure earlier this month after Republicans controlled the White House for eight months.
The U.S. will spend $600 billion over five years to help states rebuild roads and bridges in the first part of the spending period.
The program is designed to help people get back to work, but it has been criticized for its heavy-handed nature.
In the first three months of this year, more than 1.2 million people were hospitalized, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
The funding includes $400 million for highway projects across Texas, including $300 million to repair Interstate 10 and upgrade bridges along the Rio Grande River in New Mexico.
In Arizona, a new border fence is set to open in the coming months.
The border wall is expected cost about $10 billion.
The federal government is also funding $20 billion to build a new detention facility at the U.N. border.
The project is to be paid through the supplemental spending bill that is scheduled to be approved by Congress next month.
The administration is also expected to announce new spending for schools, health care, food stamps and other aid programs in an effort to offset the effects of the government shutdown.
The bill also includes $100 million for a program that provides assistance to elderly Americans who are eligible for Medicaid but are unable to access it because of their disability.
The money was expected to be earmarked for the Food and Nutrition Service.
The Obama administration was criticized for having a strict “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy for gay and lesbian troops and other personnel.
The White House is also seeking additional funding for veterans who are in the military or the National Guard.
The package includes $2.1 billion to assist communities in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and flood, which caused tens of thousands of dollars in damage in Houston, Texas.
In addition, $3 billion for a $100 billion bridge project to build on the Texas border.
It is expected that the project will cost $5 billion.