tips news that Barack Obama, in his first weekly address
as President, has mentioned plans to set up a website for tracking "how and where we spend taxpayer dollars."
Details about the website, Recovery.gov, are available within the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009
(PDF). The website "shall provide data on relevant economic, financial, grant, and contract information in user-friendly visual presentations to enhance public awareness of the use funds made available in this Act," and will also "provide a means for the public to give feedback on the performance of contracts awarded for purposes of carrying out this Act." The site itself currently contains a placeholder
until the passage of the Act.