Q & A: Economic Stimulus Money

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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 is a 787 billion dollar stimulus bill that combines tax credits with new federal spending. KRCC's Andrea Chalfin recently sat down with Colorado College economics professor Dan Johnson to try and lend perspective to the bill and the status of the recovery effort. Their conversation begins with the two of them talking about the timetable for financial disbursement, which will take place over the course of several years.

Here's their full conversation, which took place at the end of May (41 minutes):

Additional Resources:

Colorado's Headquarters for the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Recovery.gov: the website from the federal government