Where are your tax dollars going, and how is the money being spent?
Well, it depends upon who you ask.
Go to Recovery.gov, and they focus on the economic impact:
The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act targets investments towards key areas that will save or create good jobs immediately, while also laying the groundwork for long-term economic growth. The charts and numbers below give you an idea of where the money is going.
Over the upcoming months, we will provide more information on the distribution of funding by Federal agencies. In order to give small businesses and Americans across the country a chance to apply for recovery dollars to create and save jobs, some funding may not be distributed until this summer.
Go to right.org, and they focus on how much it is going to cost you:
Family earning $50k in salary
Funny thing is, they both tell the same story — just different sides of it . . .