A $789B Stimulus Bill, What's in It for Me?

The first effects of the record-setting economic stimulus bill will be seen almost immediately when $54 billion is allocated for cash-strapped states. Though it will take a while for the federal largesse to reach the states, governors and mayors struggling with billion-dollar deficits -- and laws requiring them to have balanced budgets -- will be able to avoid laying off teachers, cops and other employees knowing that the federal money is in the pipeline. By June, an additional $150 billion...Full Story
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