Wednesday, March 4, 2009
Recovery.gov Logo Unveiled
Our new administration has branded the recovery plan with a new logo. This is the first time I have seen it but certainly will not be the last. They plan on using it on many of the programs rolling out for infrastructure and other public projects.
"These emblems are symbols of our commitment to you, the American people -- a commitment to investing your tax dollars wisely, to put Americans to work doing the work that needs to be done," Obama said. "So when you see them on projects that your tax dollars made possible, let it be a reminder that our government -- your government -- is doing its part to put the economy back on the road of recovery." read more...
Many are comparing it to FDR's Works Progress Administration which put millions of people back to work and started the New Deal public arts project that commissioned wonderful art in public spaces across the United States. The Smithsonian just opened their exhibit titled: 1934: A New Deal for Artists.