Governor's office releases stimulus funding report

January 30, 2010 7:25:14 PM PST
Governor Schwarzenegger's office has just released details about how federal stimulus dollars are being put to work in California.

The state is getting a total of about $85 billion.

The largest part, $30 billion, will go directly to individuals and corporations in the form of tax credits, tax rebates and increased exemptions and deductions on tax returns.

$20 billion will be used for health programs such as Medi-Cal.

The Department of Education is getting about $21 billion, the governor says that will save 21,000 teacher jobs.


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