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Stimulus Rejectionism

Tennessee’s (Democratic) governor says he may also turn down a portion of the stimulus funding slated for his state. He has in mind the same portion some Republican governors have said they will not take, and for the same reason: because they require permanent state commitments but provide temporary federal funds.

Yuval Levin is the director of social, cultural, and constitutional studies at the American Enterprise Institute and the editor of National Affairs.

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