State construction industry hurt by rejection of I-80 tolls and expiration of federal stimulus funding

It's Our Money points to a piece by the Harrisburg Patriot-News about the impact that cuts in the state budget and federal stimulus dollars will have on the employment of construction workers. As fed stimulus dollars begins to expire, combined with the rejection of I-80 toll dollars, things have been and will be tough for the industry, the publication reports. Read the entire story at

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