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Stimulus package spending plan details now online

Staff Report • Mar 3, 2009 at 12:00 AM

Starting today, federal agencies must disclose how they're spending their share of the near $800 billion stimulus package. Visitors will find the weekly spending plans on Recovery.gov. In their initial reports, agencies must state how much Congress gave them, how they'll spend the money, and any action they've already taken. More detailed plans are required in May.Rob Nabors is deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget. He told Marketplace Morning Reporter Ronni Radbill the OMB is assigning 470 staffers to this effort Jamie Court, President of Consumer Watchdog, calls the online updates an unprecedented experiment.

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