Show Us the Stimulus (Again)

Show Us the Stimulus (Again): 
An Evaluation of State Government Recovery Act Websites

In this report, released in January 2010, Good Jobs First takes a second look at the websites created by state governments to highlight their role in the implementation of the $787 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. The state appendices below provide details on how we derived our scores for each state.

Full text of report
Press Release
Summary Scores and Rankings
Links to state ARRA websites

STATE APPENDICES  (January 2010):

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri* (Updated 2/01/2010)
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont 
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming

* Missouri updated its Recovery Act website shortly after the release of this report.  Scores in the Missouri appendix do not reflect improvements made to the state's site.

 

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Show Us the Stimulus (July 2009)

Full text of report
Press Release
Summary Scores and Rankings
Links to state ARRA websites

Correction (July 31): The score for Vermont's highway project reporting should be 30 and its rank in that category should be 35th (tied). The scoring change is reflected in the revised state page below.

STATE SCORING SHEETS AND NOTES (July 2009):

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont (revised July 31, 2009)
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming