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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009


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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was a stimulus package. Developed in response to the Great Recession, the ARRA's primary objective was to save existing jobs and create new ones as soon as possible. Other objectives were to provide temporary relief programs for those most affected by the recession and invest in infrastructure, education, health, and renewable energy.
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    • Essentials 

    • Legislative history 

    • Provisions of the Act 

    • Buy American provision 

    • Recommendations by economists 

    • Congressional Budget Office reports 

    • Recovery.gov 

    • Developments under the Act and estimates of the Act's effects 

    • Oversight and administration