BUSINESS
09/13/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Stimulus Transparency Watchdog Won't Release Federal Contract Details

Back in July, a software company named Smartronix landed an $18 million contract to build a Web site where taxpayers could easily track billions in federal stimulus money. It was just another part of the Obama administration's ongoing effort to bring transparency to stimulus spending, we were told.

But it seems the drive for transparency doesn't cover the contract itself.

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