Once the money starts to go out to build new roads, modernize schools, and create new jobs, we’ll be able to give you the details on spending. Through Oregon’s recovery website, you'll be able to see how, when, and where your taxpayer dollars are going.
So by giving $1,196,900,000 to Health and Human Services they are building roads and creating new jobs? Why does DHS get 16 times as much money as "Employment and Workforce Training?"
From the FAQ:
Q: How many jobs will the funding create or save?
A: Generally speaking, any federal funds will help the state continue to provide essential services, which means jobs will be preserved, but we will also be able to create jobs. Whether it is education operational dollars to sustain jobs and keep kids in the classroom, providing health care to low-income families or transportation dollars that create jobs, Oregon is ready to receive and to put these dollars to work.
The stimulus went to government workers and welfare. Transportation came in a distant third according to the graph.