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GAO: Stimulus Website Fails to Meet Transparency Requirements

By on 7.8.10 | 3:54PM

The Government Accountability Office has released a new report finding that the Obama administration's economic stimulus website fails to meet its own transparency requirements.

The Hill reports:

According to the 400-page report, only a quarter of the projects listed on Recovery.gov provide clear and complete information on the cost, schedule, purpose, location and status of stimulus-funded work. Most of the entries on the site provide some of that information, but 7 percent of the entries provide little to no information about how stimulus dollars are being spent, the report said. The study was conducted at the request of Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.).

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