Sunday, November 08, 2009

Many CA jobs 'saved' by stimulus funds weren't in jeopardy

This is just one of many reports on widespread fraud in reporting on stimulus jobs "saved." Of course, all you need to do is look at the overall unemployment numbers to find the real story.

In a required state report to the federal government, the university system said the $268.5 million it received in stimulus funding through October allowed it to retain 26,156 employees.

That total represents more than half of CSU's statewide work force. However, university officials confirmed Thursday that half their workers were not going to be laid off without the stimulus dollars.