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The Sound of Ideas

Tracking the Stimulus Money

Posted Wednesday, May 20, 2009

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President Obama signed The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act over three months ago, with some $8.2 billion destined for Ohio. As it turns out, not much has been spent. Funding is headed towards highway projects in northeast Ohio and across the state, to the Dayton Airport and the Cuyahoga Metro Housing Authority, but when those projects will produce paychecks is anyone's guess. Wednesday morning at 9 we'll find out who'll get the money and who'll get the jobs.

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Economy, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Regional Economy/Business - News, Education, Government/Politics, Health, Other, Housing/Real Estate, Transportation

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Joan Mazzolini The Plain Dealer
Emily Campbell The Center for Community Solutions
Howard Maier NOACA - Northeast Ohio Areawide Coordinating Agency

Additional Information

Take a look at where NOACA's Subcommittee has slated Federal Economic Stimulus Funding
Recovery.org lists Ohio Funding Notifications by Program
See what the state of Ohio is planning to do with stimulus funds at www.recovery.ohio.gov
Tracking Stimulus Spending May Not Be as Easy as Promised, by Alec MacGillis, The Washington Post

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