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Florida lost 10,000 jobs as stimulus funding winds down



Florida has lost about 10,000 jobs as contracts and grants from the federal stimulus program dry up, according to a new report from the Collins Center for Public Policy.

"Some of the big education grants are winding down," said Don Winstead, a Collins Center consultant who was former Gov. Charlie Crist's stimulus czar. "I expect the job numbers to decline from here on out."

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[Last modified: Tuesday, October 25, 2011 8:57am]


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