Wednesday, February 4, 2009

What's in the stimulus for Colorado?

The White House has released a state by state breakdown of what each state will get from the stimulus package if it passes. Here's what they outline for Colorado (pdf),

  • Creating or saving 63,000 jobs over the next two years, 90% in the private sector
  • $1,000 tax cut for 1,870,000 workers
  • 36,000 new families eligible for the American Opportunity Tax Credit for college
  • Additional unemployment benefits of $100/month for 173,000 workers
  • Extension of unemployment benefits for 36,000 workers
  • Modernization of 99 schools

There are a few more details in the .pdf but these are the highlights

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