American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
This table, compiled by the your Congressioanl office, contains information about the funding included in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The Act is intended to provide economic stimulus to the nation during this time of economic hardship, to protect and create jobs, and to help build a base for future economic health.
Federal agencies provide weekly status reports of investments from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, showing funds made available and paid out and the agency’s major completed and planned actions.
Congressional Budget Office Report on ARRA – Through the first quarter of 2011, the stimulus created between 1.6 million and 4.6 million jobs, increased real GDP by between 1.1 and 3.1 percent, and reduced unemployment by between 0.6 and 1.8 percentage points.
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