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Recovery.Org vs. Recovery.Gov

Private sector zips past government in Recovery Act tracking, By Robert Brodsky, NextGov, (04/16/2009).

The charter for the Obama administration’s Recovery.gov Web site is to allow every citizen to monitor the progress of economic stimulus spending. It’s an ambitious goal, and one that government might not reach for some time.

But a private sector company boasts it already has created a site that meets the government’s objectives.

On March 31, Seattle-based Onvia launched Recovery.org, a site capable of tracking every dollar of federal, state and local Recovery Act spending in real time, according to company officials….

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