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'Shovel ready' projects aim to get money working fast

By Robert Gavin
Globe Staff / January 20, 2009

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What does President-elect Barack Obama mean by "shovel ready"? The term, which he has been using to describe projects he favors for the stimulus spending package, refers to projects that are already designed and permitted and able to break ground within three to four months. He has also insisted on "use it or lose it" provisions that would take the ... (Full article: 311 words)

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