The lead cheerleader for the economic stimulus program is scheduled to meet today with one of its top critics.
Remember the economic stimulus program? You know, the one that sent checks to dead people?
The federal government last year sent about 89,000 checks of $250 each to dead or incarcerated people through the Obama administration's economic stimulus program, according to a watchdog report.
As Americans puzzle over why the economic stimulus package enacted more than a year ago has failed to restore vigorous job growth, one explanation has emerged from new reports: A lot of the money is not yet out the door.
The Obama administration seems to have a new found love for National Parks: Vice President Biden will head to Yellowstone National Park and the Grand Canyon next week to check on stimulus-funded projects that are putting more than 1,000 people to work, the White House said.
Robert Brodsky at GovExec reports must now make direct contract with new recipients of economic stimulus dollars to remind them of their obligations to file quarterly spending reports.