Lake Stockton is receiving nearly $40 million dollars in economic stimulus money, but the bulk of the funding won't be spent until months and even years down the road.
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"The largest part of the money, it will take a year and a half to two years before you see it having an impact here locally," said Tom Long of the Army Corps of Engineers.
"By the time that money gets spent, we probably won't need it. If we do need it, we're in real trouble," said Drury University professor of economics Bill Rohlf.
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