Website Launched For State Stimulus Information

A Web site has been launched to provide information on the roughly $1 billion Nebraska will receive from the federal stimulus package. The site is

Gov. Dave Heineman said in a statement on Tuesday that the Web site will be updated frequently to show how Nebraska is using the money.

He says the site is a way to get information on the more than 50 state-run programs expected to receive stimulus funding.

The Web site says the biggest chunk of dollars _ $259 million _ will go toward transportation.

The second largest slice, $234 million, will go toward education. About $228 million will go toward Medicaid.