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Thursday, July 9, 2009

$18M to Redesign a Web Site which gives taxpayers information on where their money is going?

ABC News’ Rick Klein: For those concerned about stimulus spending, the General Services Administration sends word tonight that $18 million in additional funds are being spent to redesign the Web site.

July 08, 2009 9:50 PM
The new Web site promises to give taxpayers more information about where their money is going than the current version of the site.
“ 2.0 will use innovative and interactive technologies to help taxpayers see where their dollars are being spent,” James A. Williams, commissioner of GSA’s Federal Acquisition Service, says in a press release announcing the contract awarded to Maryland-based Smartronix Inc. “Armed with easy access to this information, taxpayers can make government more accountable for its decisions.”
The contract calls for spending $9.5 million through January, and as much as $18 million through 2014, according to the GSA press release. (continues...)


Puma-Sf said...

Yeah, I saw this earlier and it is an effing joke. What is wrong with these people?

Amarissa said...

It is crazy! They have no idea how stupid they sound!