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Hinchey Keeps the Tap Open On The Federal Dollar Flow

By Susan Barnett


Hudson Valley, NY – The solution to an economic recovery, according to many experts, is investing federal dollars in projects that create jobs. But getting that federal money hinges on many factors, and one of the biggest assets a region can have is a representative who aggressively pursues those dollars. Hudson Valley bureau chief Susan Barnett reports on the flood of federal funds heading to the region - money local officials say is due to Congressman Maurice Hinchey.