POLITICS

South Carolina Governor's Stimulus Plan Could Risk 4,700 Jobs

04/17/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

The White House rejected Gov. Mark Sanford's request to use $700 million in economic stimulus money to pay down South Carolina's debt, and a state legislative chairman said the jobs of 4,000 teachers and 700 prison guards are on the line if the state doesn't take the money.

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