Government spending hawks may want to visit state Office of Recovery and Reinvestment website that breaks down the roughly $45.8 million in federal stimulus money Racine County governments, agencies and businesses have received to date.
The site, run through the state's Office of Recovery and Reinvestment, says Racine County is due another $29 million in stimulus money, bringing the county's total to about $75.1 million.
Racine Unified was one of the top stimulus recipients with $19.4 million paid out of about $30.3 million awarded. The district received $15 million out of the "State Stabilization Fund."
The City of Racine received over $1.5 million in stimulus money for roads and a bike trail. The city received:
* $600,000 for a road project on North Main Street
* $382,000 for work on Spring Street
* $550,000 for a bike path
* $668,000 for South Memorial Drive
* $195,000 for Taylor Avenue
Statewide, the top stimulus category, by far, is education spending at more than $1.2 billion. Second is transportation and infrastructure spending at $670 million.