January 27th, 2010
03:53 PM ET

Video: Signs of waste? $1 million used to tout stimulus funds at work in Ohio

Randi Kaye | BIO
CNN'S AC360°

A state senator from Ohio says his state is spending $1 million on road signs to advertise the use of stimulus money for road projects. In other words, the state is using your money to tell you it's spending your money.

State Sen. Tim Grendell, R-Ohio, calls it a waste of taxpayer dollars. The road signs he's concerned about display words such as "Project Funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act" Some road projects have two signs, and some don't have any at all, but the signs aren't cheap.

The bigger signs can cost as much as $3,000 each, according to Grendell, who says this is just a big "thank you" to the Obama Administration.

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Filed under: Economy • Randi Kaye • Stimulus
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