Posted on June 18, 2010 5:06 AM
Regional Review of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act for Northeastern Illinois (6-18-10)
The Regional ARRA Recovery Council completed a report on the status of select Recovery Act programs and their impacts in our region. Unprecedented amounts of data are publically available through the Recovery.gov site, as well as through the State of Illinois’ Recovery website. This report summarizes the data to provide a snapshot of implementation and describes key observations, successes, and challenges for programs related to workforce, housing, and energy and weatherization. The report also includes recommendations for consideration to address challenges and support successful program implementation. The report includes both a quantitative summary of recipient reporting data and a qualitative descriptions provided by the Regional ARRA Recovery Council.