The American Recovery and Reinvestment act isn’t just fixing streets, it’s cleaning them up. (How’s that for a movie trailer line?)

Oklahoma, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Nevada and New Mexico have been given stimulus grants from the Justice Department to fight meth. The grants will fund two years of salary for state methamphetamine coordinators. The coordinators will work within their state and across borders with their counterparts to fight meth use.

The Rural Blog has more.