Gov. Brad Henry signed an executive order on March 11, 2009, formally establishing the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) Coordinating Council. Gov. Henry will serve as chairman of the ARRA Coordinating Council and the panel includes several members of the governor’s cabinet, statewide elected officials and key state agency leaders who oversee entities designated to receive or administer stimulus funds or grants. The order directs council members to work with legislative leaders and all stakeholders in the public and private sectors to identify stimulus opportunities and requirements. It also mandates rigorous monitoring, oversight and public disclosure of stimulus expenditures.
Last Modified on 03/27/2009