Some stimulus funds might land in unexpected places Over the next few months, billions of dollars will flow into Minnesota from the federal stimulus package. The biggest chunk -- $1.8 billion -- will go to the state's Medicaid program. But then other allocations may be more like $11,000 -- hardly enough to create a new full-time job.April 10, 2009
Biden touts stimulus package in St. Cloud visit Vice President Joe Biden and several
members of President Barack Obama's cabinet visited a bus garage in central Minnesota today to talk about the middle-class benefits
from the $787 billion economic stimulus package.March 19, 2009
Rep. Michele Bachmann on the stimulus Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann will not be in the audience at Vice President Joe Biden's appearance in St. Cloud today -- she's in Washington -- but she does represent St. Cloud and the rest of Minnesota's 6th District in Congress.
She's also an outspoken opponent of the stimulus package Biden is coming to Minnesota to promote.March 19, 2009
The Naked Economist's take on the stimulus package Vice President Joe Biden visits St. Cloud tomorrow to talk about the middle class in this economic crisis. Midmorning looks at how the stimulus package might help the middle class, and how the AIG bonus controversy might impact future bailouts.Midmorning, March 17, 2009