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Idaho Gets Nearly Four Times More Stimulus Contracing Dollars Than Louisiana

10/16/2009 07:02 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Idaho has received nearly four times as much money in federal stimulus contracts than hurricane-ravaged Louisiana. And Louisiana has three times as many residents.

According to Recovery.gov, only four of the 30,383 jobs created by stimulus contracts nationwide have gone to residents of New Orleans. Louisiana has benefited from a total of 563 jobs.

Click here to read my full report on the newly released government data.