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Mon February 23, 2009
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Riley May Reject Some Stimulus Funds

Birmingham,Alabama – Alabama's Republic Governor says he may say no to about $66 million of the federal economic stimulus funds earmarked to help states fund unemployment benefits.

In an interview with the Birmingham News, Riley is quoted stating that he is concerned about federal rules that could interfere with the state's ability to write laws and regulations.

Riley is in Washington attending the National Governors Association meeting.