The state isn’t getting much bang for its federal stimulus buck.

Gov. Deval Patrick announced yesterday that the $1.9 billion in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money he’s spent so far has “created or retained” 23,533 jobs.

That’s $80,737 per job over just seven months.

My thoughts: Perhaps I was too tough on the homebuyer tax credit. Compared to … never mind.

Source: Boston Herald.

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