GOP governors consider turning down stimulus money (AP)

In a Monday, Dec. 1, 2008 file photo, Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal answers questions at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, La. Even as their states face crushing budget deficits and soaring unemployment, the Republican governors of Louisiana, South Carolina, Mississippi and Texas are considering turning down some of the stimulus package money.  (AP Photo/Bill Haber, File)AP – A handful of Republican governors are considering turning down some money from the federal stimulus package, a move opponents say puts conservative ideology ahead of the needs of constituents struggling with record foreclosures and soaring unemployment.

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