stimulus

Stock market sets record after Fed keeps stimulus

The stock market hit a record high Wednesday as investors cheered the…

 

Stimulus funding paying for overseas workers

Among the most frequently heard criticisms by Democrats about President George W.…

 

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Department of Energy sends stimulus cash down tube

The U.S. Department of Energy gave West Virginia $38 million in stimulus…

Government would have saved money by cutting checks for jobless

If President Barack Obama’s economic stimulus really did “add or save” the…

CBO: Stimulus almost doubled U.S. debt

A new report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) finds that President…

Even by optimistic estimates, each stimulus job cost between $225k and $600k

The debate over the stimulus is mostly settled -- the public overwhelmingly…

Millions spent on energy renovations weren’t worth it

Who: Department of Veterans Affairs What: Spending $61.6 million on renovating a…

Obama panel probes stimulus waste — at Ritz Carlton

Members of a key panel created by the American Recovery and Reinvestment…

Wind subsidies aren't working, they're just subsidizing big business

White House economic and energy officials have privately expressed concern that the…

Obama administration tries to claim credit for windfarm jobs created by Bush

Yet more jobs that the stimulus bill did not create or save:…

Report: In Obama's Chicago, stimulus weatherization money buys shoddy work, widespread fraud

Projects to weatherize homes are a key part of the Obama administration's…

Chamber-backed Dems tagged as pro-Big Business

President Obama has been trying to score political points by charging, in…

$18 million in stimulus payments go to 89,000 people who are dead or in prison

Associated Press: A government investigator says 89,000 stimulus payments of $250 each…

$162 million in stimulus funds unaccounted for

Only $162 million is missing? You have that kind of money in…

Education and the art of the futile

IOZ snarks at the education worry-warts: I can hardly imagine a world…

Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board skirts requests for accountability and transparency

More than a month past deadline, the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board…

White House: Hey, ’stimulus’ is not a dirty word

With public confidence in government plumbing new depths, the White House has…

Obama's Labor Day gift to the special interests

Promising more stimulus spending in a speech to labor union members and…

White House avoiding the ‘S’ word

Apparently “stimulus” is now a dirty word at 1600 Pensylvania Avenue: Savannah…