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Stimulus Aided Teachers, Laborers According To Job Data

AP | MATT APUZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's stimulus plan spared tens of thousands of teachers from losing their jobs, state officials said Monday ami...

Stimulus Website Relaunched, Upgraded

Los Angeles Times | Joe Markman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Reporting from Washington - Since February, when the government launched a website,, to provide a window on the federal stimulus package...

Stimulus Transparency: Who Ensures the Numbers Are Right?

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Obama introduced the stimulus, he made a promise of transparency: Every American will be able to see how we spend taxpayer dollars. Like so many noble ideas, that may be easier said than done.

Stimulus Watchdog Agency Won't Release Federal Contract Details

ProPublica | Christopher Flavelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Back in July, a software company named Smartronix landed an $18 million contract to build a Web site where taxpayers could easily track billions in fe...