How Will Obama's Jobs Bill Affect Texas?

President Obama sent a $447 billion jobs bill to Congress today — his latest attempt to revive the struggling economy. Under the American Jobs Act, $85 billion would be sent to state and local governments. So how will the plan affect Texas?

Mark Lavergne, a spokesman for the Texas Workforce Commission, said he was still reviewing the act and “trying to see what strings are attached.” Gov. Rick Perry's office did not immediately respond to a request for comment. In the meantime, here's what the White House said in a release posted to its website on Friday ...

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