Economic Stimulus Legislation

Panelists talked about the potential impact of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on state and local… read more

Panelists talked about the potential impact of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 on state and local governments. They talked about the mechanisms of money allocations to the state programs and the restrictions that states had in spending the stimulus funds, including statements on the regulatory scheme for ensuring correct usage of the funds. They discussed how their groups would monitor the cash flow from the stimulus and the results it produces. The panelists answered questions from reporters in the audience. The event was co-sponsored by the Regional Reporters Association whose president, Thomas Burr, moderated.

The panelists collectively briefed the National Governors Association after their presentation. close

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  • Bird, Michael Counsel National Conference of State Legislatures->Federal Affairs
  • Burr, Thomas Senior Correspondent Salt Lake Tribune->Washington, DC
  • Rosado, Edwin Legislative Director National Association of Counties
  • Schoeff, Mark Chairman National Press Club->Newsmaker Committee
  • Thomasian, John Director National Governors Association->Center for Best Practices
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Economic Stimulus Legislation

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Program ID:
284158-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
News Conference
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 19, 2009
Last Aired:
Mar 7, 2009

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  • Feb 19, 2009 | 10:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
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