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Federal Eye Archive: Tracking the Stimulus

Biden, Issa to discuss stimulus oversight

The lead cheerleader for the economic stimulus program is scheduled to meet today with one of its top critics.

By Ed O'Keefe  | November 30, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Economic stimulus news and notes

Remember the economic stimulus program? You know, the one that sent checks to dead people?

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 13, 2010; 12:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Thousands of stimulus checks sent in error, report says

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.

By Ed O'Keefe  | October 8, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Big chunk of economic stimulus still unspent

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.

By Ed O'Keefe  | August 16, 2010; 4:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Biden to visit National Parks next week

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.

By Lisa Rein  | July 23, 2010; 12:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Agencies to keep closer tabs on stimulus recipients

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.

By Ed O'Keefe  | May 5, 2010; 3:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Eye Opener: Nearly all stimulus reports received, Ed O'Keefe , February 25, 2010
The stimulus road tour continues, Ed O'Keefe , February 16, 2010
Is tracking stimulus jobs going to get easier?, Ed O'Keefe , January 25, 2010
Stimulus mistakes will be corrected faster, Ed O'Keefe , December 15, 2009
Eye Opener: Stimulus tit-for-tat continues, Ed O'Keefe , December 2, 2009
Eye Opener: Notables tapped for B'casting Board, Ed O'Keefe , November 19, 2009
Stimulus mistakes corrected on Recovery.gov, Ed O'Keefe , November 18, 2009
Biden explains stimulus mistakes, Ed O'Keefe , November 18, 2009
Eye Opener: How the stimulus will hurt states, Ed O'Keefe , November 12, 2009
New stimulus reports to correct early errors, Ed O'Keefe , October 29, 2009
Eye Opener: What to watch with the stimulus, Ed O'Keefe , October 20, 2009
Recovery.gov Relaunched, Ed O'Keefe , September 28, 2009
Eye Opener: Cabinet Marks 200 Days of Stimulus, Ed O'Keefe , September 3, 2009
Stimulus Reports Could Cause Risk, Confusion, Ed O'Keefe , August 20, 2009
Eye Opener: Stimulus Reports Come Due, Ed O'Keefe , August 14, 2009
OMB Updates Stimulus Reporting Guidelines, Ed O'Keefe , June 23, 2009
Eye Opener: A 2nd Opinion on the Stimulus, Ed O'Keefe , June 16, 2009
Eye Opener: Different Recovery Web Sites, Ed O'Keefe , June 10, 2009
Cabinet's Stimulus To-Do List, Ed O'Keefe , June 8, 2009
 
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