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News About the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan

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St. Louis Business Journal (Missouri) - Danforth Science Center lands $15M in stimulus for biofuels center

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis will receive $15 million in stimulus money to establish a biofuels center… [4/28/09]

WTOP (Maryland/Washington, D.C.) - Maryland to get $26.5 million in stimulus grants

Maryland officials say the state is set to receive more than $26.5 million in federal economic recovery grants for criminal justice programs… [4/28/09]

AP (Texas) - Biden visits domestic violence call-in center

Vice President Joe Biden toured a domestic violence hot line center Tuesday and said curbing violence against women helps tens of thousands of children who witness the violence and may become homeless because of it…

Money from the federal economic stimulus package is being made available to the National Domestic Violence Hotline Center and the teen abuse dating hot line, he said. The investment helps saves hospital costs incurred by abused women and addresses the problems of dysfunctional families and children from abusive families who may grow up to abuse themselves, he said… [4/28/09]

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia) -State approves giving $660M in stimulus money to schools

The state Board of Education on Tuesday morning approved giving more than $660 million to local school districts to use to help low-income and special-education students… [4/28/09]

Tri Parish Times (Louisiana) - Lawmakers OK $133 million in stimulus spending

Lawmakers have agreed to the remaining list of road projects to be funded with Louisiana's slice of federal stimulus money for highways… [4/28/09]

KSL TV Channel 5 (Utah) - Drinking water to benefit from federal stimulus money

Federal stimulus money coming into the state will be used to make millions of dollars of upgrades to drinking water systems throughout Utah… [4/28/09]