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Here are some links for you to explore to learn more about the issues and documents that are the basis for Recovery.gov and this initiative:

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act - In the face of an economic crisis, the magnitude of which we have not seen since the Great Depression, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act represents a strategic and significant investment in our country's future. The Act will create or save three to four million jobs, 90 percent of them in the private sector. It will provide more than $150 billion to low-income and vulnerable households spurring increased economic activity that will save or create more than one million jobs.
  • Recovery.gov - As the centerpiece of the President's commitment to transparency and accountability, Recovery.gov features information on how the Act is working, tools to help citizens hold the government accountable, and up-to-date data on the expenditure of stimulus funds.
  • U.S. Office of Management and Budget - OMB's mission is to assist the President in overseeing the preparation of the federal budget and to supervise its administration in Executive Branch agencies. It has issued the following guidance on Recovery.gov: OMB Guidance