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Agency Name: Department of the Interior Submission Date:

04/20/2009

Submitter Name: Katelyn Sabochik 202-208-7975 Submitter Contact Info: katelyn_sabochik@ios.doi.gov Title (Clear Heading) Short (no more than 5 sentences) overview of the main communications points Date and time of communication Additional citizen friendly tags that can Link to Communications Item be used on Recovery.gov to help present the news items (separate tags with ";") 03/05/2009 02:00 PM stimulus czar; Interior; recovery http://www.doi.gov/news/09_Ne ws_Releases/030509a.html

Interior Stimulus Czar Announced

Named investment expert and government management specialist Chris Henderson to serve as Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Economic Recovery. As the “Recovery Czar” for Interior, Henderson will oversee more than $3 billion in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act that Interior will invest in projects in communities, parks, and public lands across the country.

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More than $2 Billion for Indian Country

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar told a Tribal Nations Legislative Summit of the National Congress of American Indians that President Obama’s economic recovery package contained more than $2 billion to create jobs and economic opportunity in Indian Country. Recovery funds to be distributed through Interior include $450 million to fix and build roads, repair and construct schools, and strengthen detention centers in Indian Country; and another $50 million for housing improvements, workforce training programs, and economic development loans. NonInterior funding in the ARRA for Indian Country includes $510 million in Native American Housing Block Grants from the Department of Housing and Urban Development; $310 million for roads, through the Federal Highway Administration; and $500 million for health information technology and facility construction and health services from the Department of Health and Human Services. Additional stimulus funding is included under the Department of Justice and other federal agencies.

Additional citizen friendly tags that can Link to Communications Item be used on Recovery.gov to help present the news items (separate tags with ";") 03/04/2009 05:00 PM Indian country; recovery http://www.doi.gov/news/09_Ne ws_Releases/030509.html

Implementation of Interior’s Recovery Plan

Pledging swift, responsible implementation of President Obama’s economic recovery plan, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today estimated the $3 billion in funding allocated for the Department could create as many as 100,000 jobs and stimulate business activity in communities across America.

02/20/2009 05:00 PM recovery; jobs

http://www.doi.gov/news/09_Ne ws_Releases/022009.html

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