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Stimulus Funding

Micro-Enterprise: An Exciting Idea for Job Creation

Liz Hamburg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Liz Hamburg

As the President continues to look for ideas for job creation, let's take a look at some innovative solutions and find ways to support these with a combination of private and public dollars.

AP SPIN METER: GOP Won't Find Much Savings From Stimulus Money

AP | BRETT J. BLACKLEDGE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans say they want to cut federal spending by raiding $45 billion from President Barack Obama's politically un...

Colorado Wind Project Gets $2.5 Million

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — A community wind-power project on Colorado's northeastern plains will receive $2.5 million in federal stimulus funds. Phillips County ...

Bill Ritter, Colorado Republicans, Clash Over Budget In Preview Of Legislative Session

AP | STEVEN K. PAULSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

DENVER — Colorado Republicans vow to fight plans by Gov. Bill Ritter to eliminate tax breaks and release parolees to balance the state budget. ...

Some Hard-Hit States Get Less Stimulus Money

Wall Street Journal | LOUISE RADNOFSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some of the states worst hit by the recession are getting far less federal economic-stimulus money per person than states faring better. Nevada, wh...

Sam Stein

Jindal's Volcano Monitoring Criticism Comes Back To Bite Him Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Bobby Jindal's much-maligned critique of stimulus money being put on volcano monitoring has once again placed him in an awkward spot. On Monday,...