A quarterly report issued by Gov. Sonny Perude`s stimulus accountability office said that the state funded around 20,000 jobs with its $1.1 billion it received from federal stimulus money. The report said that 20 state agencies were awarded $3.5 billion in stimulus contracts to 67 prime recipients.

The report went on to say that between October and December the state spent more than $1.1 billion.

A lot of the money went toward school districts and law enforcement agencies.

Coosa Valley News