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News About the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan (Pennsylvania) - 6 Ways to Find a Stimulus Job

Now that President Obama has signed the $787 billion stimulus bill into law, money will begin flowing to local governments and industries -- and jobs will follow.

Where will these jobs show up, and how do you land one?... [4/6/09]

San Jose Mercury News (California) - Stimulus funds could flow to San Mateo County school districts next month

Local school districts should start seeing federal stimulus money flow into their coffers next month, the state's education chief said Monday.

'My goal is to have it out the door the month of May,' state Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O'Connell said during a teleconference with reporters. 'The earlier, the better.'… [4/6/09]

Daily Republic (South Dakota) - Workers who are out of job can get discount on health insurance

The federal government's economic stimulus package is providing an additional benefit to workers who lose their jobs through no fault of their own during the current recession.

They can get a 65 percent discount on the cost of continuing their health care coverage under their former employers' group plans… [4/7/09]

Hagerstown Herald-Mail (Maryland) - Clinics to get stimulus money

Debbie Hilliard and the staff at the Walnut Street Community Health Center are rejoicing in the news they will be receiving $155,648 in federal funds -- enough to hire a new family practice physician and two support personnel.

There was joy in Hancock, too, where the Tri-State Community Health Center has pulled in $276,539 for its facilities in Hancock, Cumberland, Md., and McConnellsburg, Pa… [4/7/09]

Associated Press - USDA to use stimulus to repair, upgrade dams in Missouri, Kansas

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Monday that federal stimulus funds will repair and improve dams in 11 states, including several projects in Oklahoma and one each in southwest Missouri and eastern Kansas.

'Many dams and other important flood control structures are in a race against time,' Vilsack said during a conference call… [4/6/09]

Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star (Virginia) - Stimulus funds to help save on energy

Stafford County recently received a $484,300 grant to improve the energy efficiency of a number of county buildings. Those measures could trim some expenses from the budget.

The funds will be some of the first stimulus dollars to hit Stafford. The money comes as a federal Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant managed by the United States Department of Energy… [4/7/09]