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GOP legislators pressed on taking stimulus money

Four Pinellas County legislators found themselves explaining why they, as Republicans, voted to use President Obama's stimulus money this spring at the county GOP's monthly meeting Monday night. Sen. Dennis Jones and Reps. Jim Frishe, Ed Hooper and Peter Nehr said state cuts to education and health care would have been too drastic without accepting the stimulus money.

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[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 6:04pm]


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