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Rally For Stimulus Money at Capitol

POSTED: Thursday, May 28, 2009 - 6:45am

UPDATED: Thursday, June 3, 2010 - 10:58pm

Dozens of people rallied on the Capitol steps, hoping to get the Governor to change his mind about the federal stimulus money.

They handed over a petition with 40,000 signatures. They wanted the Governor to accept nearly $100 million in federal stimulus money for unemployment benefits.

Jindal said, he rejected the money because it would raise taxes on businesses and cost the state more in the future.