Stimulus To Create, Save Nearly 150,000 Illinois Jobs: White House

03/20/2009 05:12 am 05:12:01 | Updated May 25, 2011

White House economists estimate the $787.2-billion federal stimulus plan will create or save 148,000 jobs in Illinois over the next two years, the Obama administration said Tuesday.

That's almost the same number of jobs the Illinois economy is otherwise expected to lose over the coming year, on top of the 100,700 jobs the state lost last year ...

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