CHICAGO - Ohio lawmakers may introduce as early as this week a bill authorizing a $1.57 billion economic stimulus plan that includes scaled-back plan to borrow nearly $1 billion as part of a compromise between Gov. Ted Strickland and Republican legislative leaders.

Republican Senate President Bill Harris and Republican Speaker of the House Jon Husted joined with the Democratic governor to announce the compromise earlier this month after Strickland agreed to trim his original $1.7 billion proposal, which included issuing $1.5 billion in new bonds.

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