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USDOE authorizes reprogramming $60M

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by Sabrina Salas Matanane

Guam - The Department of Education will have additional time to spend American Recovery and Reinvestment Act money that was in jeopardy of being lost.  The U.S. Department of Education has authorized DOE to reprogram more than $60 million in stimulus money to personnel costs.

In June the government requested to amend its state fiscal stabilization fund application to reprogram the money that had been allocated for capital improvement projects to help fund personnel salaries and benefits. USDOE approved the request on the condition that DOE provide quarterly progress updates to the federal agency beginning October 31.

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