Stimulus brings $22 million more to Oklahoma

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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) – Another $22 million in economic stimulus money is headed to Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma District Attorneys Council will receive more than $16 million to fight illegal drug production and trafficking and gang-related crime through funding announced May 13 by Attorney General Eric Holder.

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced $6.4 million for four other areas in Oklahoma.

  • $4.5 million to build 14 energy efficient homes on Cheyenne-Arapaho tribal land;

  • $961,000 to build a new administrative facility at Deep Fork National Wildlife Refuge in Okmulgee and replace existing water control structures at Slippery Ann Slough;

  • $592,000 for repairs at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area; and

  • $352,000 for the U.S. Geological Survey.