And Obama signs the bill.....Yippee!
40 Republicans--cool!The Democratic-controlled House passed the bill 290-135 on Wednesday, with 40 Republicans backing it. . . .
To cover the increase in spending, the bill would boost the federal excise tax on a pack of cigarettes by 62 cents, to $1.01 a pack.
Obama signs kids' health insurance bill - Capitol Hill- msnbc.com