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News About the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan

WLKY (Kentucky) - 1,300 Jobs Coming To Town
Those looking for work may be able to find it soon -- another 1,300 jobs are coming to Louisville thanks to federal stimulus funds… [3/16/09]

KSBW TV (California) - State Launches Green Corps with Stimulus Money
The state of California will use federal economic stimulus money to put at-risk young adults into green jobs, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger announced Monday.

After meeting with Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis in Sacramento, Schwarzenegger announced the launch of California Green Corps.

“Green jobs are exactly what our economy and environment need right now -- and the California Green Corps targets that need while helping at-risk young adults realize a brighter future,” Schwarzenegger said… [3/16/09]

WTAE TV (Pennsylvania) - Hundreds Of PennDOT Projects, Jobs Funded By Stimulus Money
Highway and bridge projects financed by $1 billion in federal stimulus money are expected to create thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania, according to Transportation Secretary Allen Biehler…

Overall, Biehler said the complete body of work will improve 399 bridges and 608 miles of roadway throughout the state.

Biehler estimated that the road projects will directly and indirectly create 30,000 jobs. [3/16/09]

Sun Journal (Maine) - School money coming from stimulus package
Maine is slated to receive nearly $250 million for schools, plus potentially millions of dollars more in education grants, from the federal stimulus package. Money to help poor students. Money to improve buildings and technology. Money to keep and train teachers… [3/17/09]

Tampa Bay Business Journal - Stimulus boosts Bay area electronic health records plan
Funding included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for electronic health records is expected to lead to 132 new jobs in the Tampa Bay area.

The new jobs will be for people who would work alongside physicians as trainers and support staff… [3/16/09]

Honolulu Advertiser (Hawaii) - Stimulus money to create 3,170 new jobs
Hawai'i will use $246 million in federal stimulus money to improve highways, airports and bus systems, projects that should generate about 3,170 jobs…

The federal stimulus will deliver $940 million to Hawai'i over the next two years, creating or sustaining an estimated 15,000 jobs through investments in education, transportation, energy, and communications infrastructure… [3/17/09]