We’ve been frugal. Now we can get back to normal. We might even take a trip.
– Charles Ojuri, whose small construction firm received a $780,000 contract to clear trees around I-215
John Husing, an economist who closely tracks the Inland Empire region, said the $128 million federal stimulus grant could generate $380 million in local economic activity as construction workers spend on equipment, supplies and personal expenses like food and clothing.
Source: “Road Project Tests Power of Stimulus”, The Wall Street Journal, September 29, A5