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Obama's First Year: Stimulating?

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Philip Neches

It is clear that the stimulus bill delivered a lot of economic boost, and will continue to have a strong effect through 2010.

Stimulus Saved Or Created 7,200 Jobs In Colorado: State

Boulder Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER - State officials say federal stimulus spending saved or created the equivalent of about 7,200 full-time jobs in Colorado the final three month...

ARRA -- One Year Later: What Happened?

Jason Reece | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jason Reece

In an extremely uneven recession, where urban communities of color have suffered foreclosures and poverty rates for children are nearing 50%, the stimulus has done little to stem an escalating crisis.

What I'll Be Listening for Tonight

Deborah Weinstein | Posted 01.27.2010 | Politics
Deborah Weinstein

Tonight as the President speaks I'll be listening and hoping that the President agrees that the best way through these times is by pursuing opportunity for all.

Unemployed? Happy Holidays: Now You're On Your Own

Nancy Duff Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Nancy Duff Campbell

One million workers will become ineligible for unemployment benefits in January unless Congress reauthorizes the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act insurance and health insurance programs by the end of this month.

Bill Ritter Announces Cuts To Education, Asks For New Revenue Streams

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Governor Ritter announced Friday his budget proposal for the 2010-2011 fiscal year, which includes $260 million in cuts to K-12 education funding, and...

Colorado Stimulus Funds Granted To Counties With Higher Employment

The Denver Post | Burt Hubbard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Stimulus dollars have never been billed as a panacea for every county or every resident. Nor was the distribution ever proposed to be directly tied to...

NAM Stimulus Investigation Reaches Over One Million Readers

Aaron Glantz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Aaron Glantz

My investigative report showing the by-passing of ethnic businesses in stimulus-funded small business loans has appeared -- or is scheduled to run -- in 29 publications across the country.

Most States Have Yet to Claim Emergency TANF Funds

Michael Laracy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Laracy

The TANF Emergency Fund is potentially an important resource for states, which get four federal dollars from the fund for each dollar they put up.

Making Smart Choices for America's Clean Energy Future

Peter Lehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

America can benefit greatly from significant energy investments in clean energy-if we are smart.

State Budgets: Times Are Tough All Over

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Susan J. Demas

When we're taxing candy, brothels and pot, we know our states are having difficulty balancing the budget.

Green Jobs for America's Youth -- 100 Days of Progress

Billy Parish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Billy Parish

The demand to get involved building a greener, more sustainable future is there, but the supply of opportunities has not been.