WASHINGTON - House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee chairman Jim Oberstar has proposed a spending package totaling $85 billion to be included in forthcoming stimulus or economic recovery legislation.

The Minnesota Democrat's measure would provide $12 billion for bond-related clean water state revolving funds, as well as require governors to promise to distribute infrastructure funding in the bill equitably within their states.

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