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More evidence suggests federal stimulus spending was too low

Via Ezra Klein, Bruce Bartlett argues that state budget shortfalls and ensuing cuts to staff and services clearly cancel out the benefits of the...

Stimulus saved an estimated 2.2 million jobs, report finds

The White House Council of Economic Advisers have released their latest quarterly report on the stimulus and estimated that the American Recovery and Reinvestment...

Colorado’s U.S. reps scramble to keep $115M in federal highway funds

Six of Colorado's seven representatives in Washington, D.C., signed onto a letter Wednesday asking Congress to suspend the state's obligation to pay back more than one hundred million dollars in transportation funds, a sum that amounts to roughly 25 percent of the stimulus money received by the Colorado Department of Transportation for highways this year.

Six months of stimulus: Follow the money, if you can

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act celebrated its six-month anniversary this week. ProPublica looks back at six months of stimulus coverage and finds a...

News Nuggets: 29 July 2009

Dug up fresh, daily. ALL EYES ON GRAND JUNCTION: As negotiations over health care reform get down to the nitty gritty, national attention has...