More Than 1.7 Million Area Residents to Benefit from Stimulus
Zlatos, Bill, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
More than 1.7 million residents in eight Pittsburgh-area counties will get tax cuts, access to health insurance or food assistance from the federal economic stimulus package.
Pennsylvania expects to receive as much as $17 billion from the $787 billion package, state economic stimulus czar James Creedon said during a forum Friday at the Senator John Heinz History Center in the Strip District.
"It's made a huge difference," said Creedon, secretary of the state Department of General Services and chief implementation officer of Pennsylvania's Commission on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act.
"The people who supply these projects -- steel …
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