Private sector jobs on Iowa transportation projects are 30% higher, or 1,200, over last year thanks to federal stimulus funds injected into the Iowa economy earlier this year. According to a new report from the Iowa Department of Transportation, there were 5,268 private sector workers on DOT projects during July 2009 compared to only 4,005 in [...]
Iowa is one of 16 states working with the US Government Accountability Office to ensure the $2.5 billion in federal stimulus funds sent to Iowa are spent appropriately. Governor Culver announced on Thursday that a new report from the GAO shows Iowa is complying quickly and efficiently. Click here to read the report.