On February 17, President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, a $787 billion stimulus package designed to create jobs, invest in public infrastructure, and stimulate the U.S. economy. Roughly $144 billion of these funds will go directly to states and localities.

While a proliferation of articles and web sites provides information about and commentary in reaction to the Act, we’ve identified several outstanding resources that provide details and analysis of how the plan will impact states and municipalities:

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