Thousands of Jobs

Lots of money in the stimulus package will make its way to Texas. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram has some details about how taxpayer money will be spent.

Lawmakers project that about 269,000 of those could be in Texas - potentially more than 28,000 in Tarrant County alone - and President Barack Obama says the jobs created by the bill will play a key role in helping "get our economy back on track."

stimuluswatch.org provides a resource for discussion by citizens who have knowledge of local "shovel ready" projects. It has no official affiliation with government.