• President Issues New Directive Restricting Lobbyist Influence on Executive Branch Spending of Stimulus Package Funds
  • April 7, 2009 | Authors: Thomas J. Spulak; Claudia A. Hrvatin
  • Law Firm: King & Spalding LLP - Washington Office
  • On March 20, 2009, President Barack Obama issued a Presidential Directive entitled "Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies" on the subject of "Ensuring Responsible Spending of Recovery Act Funds" (the "Directive") which sets forth guidelines for the dispersal of funds by the Executive Branch under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the "Recovery Act" or "Stimulus Package").