BUSINESS
08/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

France's Stimulus Projects Fast-Tracked, While U.S. Waits

FONTAINEBLEAU, France -- French workers normally take off much of the summer, but this month, there is something of a revolution going on here at this former royal chateau roughly 30 miles southeast of Paris. The throngs of tourists will be jostling alongside stonemasons, restoration experts and other artisans paid by the French government's $37 billion economic stimulus program.

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