States Tap Stimulus Aid; Holdouts Remain

Robelen, Erik W.
April 2009
Education Week;4/29/2009, Vol. 28 Issue 30, p16
The article reports that Alaska governor Sarah Palin and South Carolina governor Mark Sanford do not wish to claim their share of the funds from the U.S. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. Sanford stated that he would do without some of the money in federal aid from the state fiscal-stabilization fund unless he could use it to reduce his state's debt, which was rejected by the White House. The states of California, Illinois, and South Dakota, which did receive funds, are discussed.


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