The government are expected to invest almost €900,000 in jobs and improving the roads in Laois.
The Midlands are set to benefit from a new five year job scheme with a €190m budget.
The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme is set-up to tackle long-term unemployment in disadvantaged, rural areas outside of the Dublin commuter belt.
And Laois are set to get nearly €600,000 of the pie.
While the Irish Independent are reporting that he Department for Rural Affairs is expected to announce plans to repair over 400 routes nationwide.
A total of €800,000 is to be invested in the Midlands with Laois getting €264,000.
Nationally over 10 million is being invested in infrastructure following the harsh winter, which is being blamed for the poor state of many rural roads.