The Recovery Act

The Recovery Act

On the Road to Recovery

It’s been a little over 100 days since the Recovery Act was signed by the President.  We’ve come a long way –- we’ve created or saved over 150,000 jobs, cut taxes for 95 percent of working families and made funds available for over 4,000 transportation projects.  But while we’ve made progress, we still have a lot more work to do on this road to recovery.  

To accelerate our recovery efforts, the Vice President announced the Roadmap to Recovery, ten major projects that will keep more teachers in the classroom, put more cops on our streets, and give more people access to healthcare over the next 100 days.  Watch the President and Vice President discuss the plan:

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As the Vice President says, "It’s going to be a busy summer!"  We’ll be revving up the recovery engine getting more dollars out the door and more money into the pockets of working families who need it most.  And most importantly, by the end of the summer, we’ll have created or saved another 600,000 American jobs.

Along the way, we’ll be telling the stories of recovery in your community.  Share your photos, videos or comments about recovery projects happening in your neighborhood.  We’ll be highlighting some of your submissions here on the Recovery blog.

While will be the place where our story of Recovery is told, you can always go to to make sure your recovery dollars are going where they should: jobs, jobs, jobs.


On June 8th, 2009, the President and Vice President announced the Roadmap to Recovery – a summer initiative designed to accelerate the Administration’s recovery efforts. Ten major projects – from job creation to increasing health care access to natural park restoration – were announced. To learn more about the recovery projects happening this summer in your neighborhood, click below.

Roadmap to Recovery
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What does recovery look like in your community? Share your photos, videos or stories about recovery projects happening in your area and show us how the Recovery Act is impacting your community.

Recovery Stories
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