Federal stimulus package will create 66,000 Minnesota jobs, assessment says
GRAND FORKS, N.D. - The federal stimulus package to be signed into law today by President Barack Obama will save or create 8,000 jobs in North Dakota and 66,000 in Minnesota, according to a state-by-state assessment released by the White House.
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes $789 billion for efforts to create or save 3.5 million jobs nationwide over the next two years.
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