Economic stimulus spreads wealth unevenly

08/9/2010 | State (Columbia, S.C.), The

The $787 billion economic stimulus has worked its magic unevenly. Although the Obama administration says the stimulus created and saved 85% of the jobs it expected to create or save in the first two years, some regions and industries have seen more benefits than others. For example, North Dakota has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country but will receive more stimulus dollars per capita than Nevada, which has one of the worst jobless rates.

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