Florida may not feel stimulus benefits for several months

03/11/2009 | Palm Beach Post (Fla.), The

Florida officials say it could take months before funds from the economic-stimulus package ease unemployment in the state. Florida is expected to receive $1.3 billion from the federal package for road projects. Officials say the state could reap benefits by mid-to-late summer, but the bureaucratic process could stall the 13,000 jobs expected from the stimulus-funded projects.

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