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Economic and Tax Relief 2001 Timeline

One of the President's top priorities in the past year has been the economy. From the passage of the President's tax relief plan -- resulting in the largest tax cut in 20 years -- to the President's current economic stimulus bill, the President continues to work toward a real, effective economic security package for America's workers.

The timeline below highlights some of the key dates and developments in the President's ongoing commitment to help the economy return more quickly to its growth potential.

December 20 President Commends House for Passing Economic Security Package, asks Senate to Do Likewise  President Promotes Economic Security and Worker Assistance December 4 After talking with several families about how far $600 can go during family shopping trips, President Bush poses for pictures with one of the families just outside the Target Snack Bar at a retail location in Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 21, 2001. White House photo by Moreen Ishikawa. October 31 President Calls for Economic Stimulus Americans Receive First Installment of Tax Cut August 21 President Signs Tax Cut Bill June 7 President George W. Bush speaks to a Tax Relief gathering in Florida Monday, June 4. White House Photo by Eric Draper June 4 President Attends Tax Relief Celebration President George W. Bush meets with area farmers from North Dakota following his North Dakota Welcome at North Dakota State University in Fargo, Thursday, Mar 8. Also pictured at right is North Dakota Gov. John Hoeven. White House Photo by Eric Draper. May 26 Tax Cut Passes the Senate Tax Cut Passes the House of Representatives March 8 President George W. Bush speaks to a Joint Session of Congress Tuesday night February 27, 2001 at the Capitol. White House Photo by Paul Morse. February 27 President Calls for Acceleration of Tax Plan President Introduces Tax Relief Plan February 8 January 5 President Calls Again on Senate to Pass Economic Stimulus President Calls for Economic Stimulus