Stimulus Watch - "shovel-ready" projects

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cat233's picture
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Stimulus Watch - "shovel-ready" projects

How do you use Stimulus Watch? Watch the
video tour! was built to help the new administration keep its pledge to
invest stimulus money smartly, and to hold public officials to account for the
taxpayer money they spend. We do this by allowing you, citizens around the
country with local knowledge about the proposed "shovel-ready" projects in your
city, to find, discuss and rate those projects. These projects are not
part of the stimulus bill. They are candidates for funding by federal grant
programs once the bill passes. Learn more by reading the

How can you contribute? Find a project that interests you, or about which you
have special knowledge, and let us know what you think. You can find projects by
searching or by browsing by locality or program type. Once you find a program, there
are three things you can do: 1) vote on whether you believe the project is
critical or not; 2) edit the project's description and points in favor or
against, and 3) post a comment in the conversation about the project.


cat233's picture
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Re: Stimulus Watch - "shovel-ready" projects

Sorry, left these links out.

Find a project by: State
or City

kmarinas86's picture
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Re: Stimulus Watch - "shovel-ready" projects

This looks like a sort of direct democracy. It's a good step in the right direction. The problem is that the money is being financed by debt.

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