Some Democrats are asking for new funds to cover it, while Republicans want to see it folded into the existing stimulus bill,reports Politico.
Rebellion in Georgia! Georgia is the latest of at least a half dozen states to forgo plastering their stimulus work sites with the green highway signs alerting passers-by that the project is funded by the stimulus,reportsThe New York Times. The signs have been criticized as a waste of money.
And finally, on the eve of an official announcement about how many jobs have been created or saved by the stimulus, the White House has started doing damage control,reportsThe Wall Street Journal. The numbers coming out on Thursday will reflect only the jobs for people hired directly by contractors receiving money through infrastructure and social program spending – which may be as small as $6 billion of the entire stimulus package.
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