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  • Stimulus formula shows up in revolving loan programs

  • EPA beats almost all other agencies in processing funds

    Only the National Endowment for the Arts - which received a paltry $50 million - is ahead of the EPA in allocating its stimulus allotment.

  • Seeds of Discontent?

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 has infused $680 million into roads since it was enacted. Despite critics who charge that it provides little more than a loose patchwork of quick fixes, it is working: More than 2,000 projects are under way in 47 states.

  • SAFETEA-LU has expired, now what?

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  • Fiscal Finess

    Stimulus package tests patience and numbers-crunching skills.

  • Stimulus requirements fuel the midnight oil

    It may seem a long time off, but Feb. 17, 2010, is a date many state water agencies are eagerly anticipating.

  • Waived in the U.S.A.

    The Buy American provision in section 1605 of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is not as clear-cut as it seems.

  • Innovative Instruments

    Accessing capital through the tax-exempt bond market is challenging even highly rated issuers, and state and local tax revenues are expected to decline even further in 2010. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 provides relief with financing options that can be tapped long after...

  • Beyond the Stimulus

    If yours is one of the thousands of departments that applied for but didn't receive American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 funding, you're not alone. The numbers bandied about while the legislation was negotiated raised more expectations than will be met.

  • Park Operations Take a Hit