Mobile mayor seeks share of stimulus package

Jones is attending the U.S. Conference of Mayors' winter session
and he sees Obama as a promising figure to end the country's
financial crisis.

He said Tuesday the conference of mayors wants a portion of the
proposed $800 billion stimulus package to be distributed to the
cities.

Jones said he wants $1 billion for Mobile alone to fund various
municipal projects.

Mobile's annual budget is about $250 million.

Still, Jones doubts they will get all the requested money.


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