So much for “shovel-ready.”
A newly released audit by the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau again shows the biggest piece of federal stimulus funding going to programs and initiatives that literally have nothing to do with rebuilding the nation’s economy.
At the center of Washington, D.C., politics, a powerful group of left-wing activists has leveraged big money, high-level White House access and tax-code loopholes to create a lobbying organization dressed up as an educational nonprofit with the benign name of a laundry detergent.Read More →
ST. LOUIS – Four years after the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act began providing economic stimulus funds to local government agencies across the country, billions sit unused and billions more will never be spent because the money is tied to expired projects.Read More →
By Mark Lisheron | Texas Watchdog
AUSTIN — Viewed in one very particular way, carefully following the bureaucratic contours of a $327-million stimulus energy efficiency program, the weatherization of Brandi and Byron Hockaday’s south Austin home is a success story.
Rules and guidelines were followed. Contractors and inspectors returned again and again to check the work. And [...]
By Travis Perry │ Kansas Watchdog
OSAWATOMIE — Three years ago, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act injected hundreds of billions of dollars into the U.S. economy, pumping money into thousands of projects nationwide.
At the time, President Barack Obama pledged that not only would the infusion of public dollars help the country rebound from its worst [...]