Eye on the Stimulus: Nearly One-Third of Stimulus Paid Out in 2009

Flavelle, Christopher
January 2010
Pro Publica;1/ 3/2010, p12
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The article reports that the U.S. federal government has spent 254 billion dollars of the 792 billion dollars authorized under the stimulus package. As stated, the figure includes 161 billion dollars in direct spending and an estimated 93 billion dollars in tax cuts. It also reports that stimulus spending in December 2010 was about 20 billion dollars.


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