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Thu May 14, 2009

Oklahoma Stimulus Update

Oklahoma City, OK – Stimulus brings $22M more to Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Another $22 million in economic stimulus money is headed to Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma District Attorneys Council will receive more than $16 million to fight illegal drug production and trafficking and gang-related crime through funding announced Wednesday by Attorney General Eric Holder.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced $6.4 million for four other areas in Oklahoma.

$4.5 million to build 14 energy efficient homes on Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal land;

$961,000 to build a new administrative facility at Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in Okmulgee and replace existing water control structures at Slippery Ann Slough;

$592,000 for repairs at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area; and

$352,000 for the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Information from: The Oklahoman, http://www.newsok.com

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