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News About the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan

Louisville Courier-Journal (Kentucky) - Beshear: Funds will help create 600 energy jobs

Gov. Steve Beshear pledged yesterday to create 600 Kentucky jobs by 2012 by spending $52 million in federal economic stimulus funds on renewable or efficient energy projects…[5/22/09]

New Hampshire Business Review - First round of stimulus funds is quickly putting some people back to work

…Before the federal economic stimulus package came along, Pike Industries was about to lay off 60 people in New Hampshire. Now the Belmont-based paving company plans to hire another 50… [5/22/09]

KSFY (South Dakota) - SD Receives Over 38 Million for Water Projects

Gov. Mike Rounds says South Dakota has been awarded $38.7 million for water and sewer projects as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009.

“The federal stimulus funds will help create jobs and boost local economies as the funds are forwarded to local government entities and rural water systems,” the Governor said. “The money will finance improvements to aging water and wastewater systems that are essential to protecting public health and the environment.”… [5/22/09]

Dayton Business Journal (Ohio) -Dayton poverty groups receive $4M in stimulus funds

The flow of stimulus dollars to the state of Ohio continues, as nearly $40 million in funding was awarded Friday from the Community Services Block Grant Program -- through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.

The funds, administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be allocated to local community action agencies toward employment, emergency services and a variety of activities to combat poverty… [5/22/09]

News 10 Now (New York) - CNY receives $11 million in infrastructure funding

Central New York will receive more than $11 million in stimulus funding to go toward transportation infrastructure. The money comes from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act and will go toward highway and bridge repair projects… [5/21/09]