Now that Congress has agreed to a plan to inject almost $800 billion to stimulate the U.S. economy, state officials are anticipating a flow of funds.
For Massachusetts, that could mean about $11 billion over two years. Gov. Deval Patrick this week appointed a new "Stimulus Czar," and outlined a long list of projects that are ready for the shovel and a share of the cash infusion.
WBUR's David Boeri takes us on a tour of some less obvious places where federal dollars might land.
This program aired on February 13, 2009. The audio for this program is not available.