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October 29th, 2009
03:31 PM ET

Interactive: Did the stimulus short-changing states with high unemployment?

ProPublica

The money in the stimulus bill slated for transportation and infrastructure–a touch under $100 billion– was supposed to be one of the stimulus’ biggest job-generators. In February, ProPublica crunched the numbers and found that the higher a state’s unemployment, the less money it received.

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  1. Tim Gibson

    Another congressional failure to chalk up to the growing list of failures by our elected leaders.

    The stimilus is nothing more than a band-aide and will not lead to recovery nor has it created jobs. Count the empty small business store fronts and wait for the collapse of the commercial real estate.

    October 29, 2009 at 3:17 pm |