Rep. govenors eyeing stimulus money with extreme CAUTION!

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    Several republican govenors are actually eyeing this 787 billion stimulus package & some may either opt out of the funds & or dramatically reduce what they have been offered by the federal government.

    The biggest concern of theirs--is that they are aware that this money is only temporary--so they do not want to put it in areas--that would then require additional long term funding--this time from the taxpayers of the state.

    Sarah Palin warned the Alaska state legislature of these concerns: This money will run out eventually, so we do not want a project that is 1/2 complete when these temporary funds run out, or a long term committment that the taxpayers of this state would end up paying for.
     
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    that makes sense to me..
     
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    Very sensible of them.
     
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    This way the stimulus bill seems to make sense, the governors themselves bare responsibility for their spending. Credit for who did make this possible to avoid pork.

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