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Grateful State Agencies Scrambling To Get Workers Going on Projects

Publication Date: 4/8/2009
Author: Scott Judy, Eileen Schwartz, Joe Florkowski, Robert Carlsen, J.T. Long, Melissa Leslie, Mark Shaw, Scott Blair, Tony Illia, Brad Fullmer, Lucy Bodilly, Jack Buehrer, Craig Barner, Angelle Bergeron, Bruce Buckley and Aileen Cho
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The $49.3 billion in federal stimulus funding set aside for transportation work generated none of the rancorous clamor raised by the banking and financial-sector bailout. Instead, politicians and officials in cash-strapped state highway departments are joining nervous contractors and engineers in nearly universal praise for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).

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