Recovery Act Overview
The Economic Stimulus Program, formally called the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act), was signed into law by President Obama on February 17, 2009. The Recovery Act was created with the hope that it will help stimulate the economy and protect the jobs of many American workers.
The $787 billion measure provides aid to state and local governments, supports tax cuts, and funds initiatives to improve infrastructure, transportation, energy efficiency, education, and health care. Lexington County is committed to its participation in receiving the funding for which the county is eligible.
Accountability and Transparency Statement
Lexington County is committed to ensuring projects funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) are:
- Awarded and distributed in a prompt, fair, and reasonable manner
- Reported clearly, accurately, and promptly
- Used for authorized purposes and not subject to instances of fraud, waste, error, and abuse
- Handled properly to avoid unnecessary delays and cost overruns
- Managed to meet specific goals, targets, and contribute to improved performance on broad economic indicator