Rep. Mark Kirk Moves To Redirect Stimulus Money Around Blagojevich

02/12/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

U.S. Rep. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) announced today he plans to introduce legislation that would block potentially billions of dollars in federal stimulus funds from flowing to the office of impeached Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.
Under the amendment, stimulus funds would flow instead to the offices of the Illinois legislature for distribution -- a provision allowed under a federal law approved in 1996, the congressman said.

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