Stimulus Saved Or Created 7,200 Jobs In Colorado: State

04/01/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Boulder Daily Camera

DENVER - State officials say federal stimulus spending saved or created the equivalent of about 7,200 full-time jobs in Colorado the final three months of last year.

State officials said Friday that roughly 70 percent of the jobs were positions retained in higher education and state prisons.

"The impact on the state is enormous," said Don Elliman, chairman of the Colorado Economic Recovery and Accountability Board.

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