In Florida, 49,000 jobs were created or saved by the federal stimulus plan launched in 2009, but the number of jobs it is supporting has been on the decline, according to a report from the Collins Center for Public Policy.
The nonprofit organization hired Don Winstead – previously the special adviser to former Gov. Charlie Crist tasked with implementing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act in Florida – to conduct the study. Current Goernor Rick Scott, an opponent of the stimulus plan, closed the state website that tracked its impact.
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