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Stimulus Money

Powerful Dems Help Chinese Firm Chase Stimulus Money

First Read | Russ Choma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Top Democratic fundraisers and lobbyists with links to the White House are behind a proposed wind farm in Texas that stands to get $450 ...

How The Stimulus Is Changing America, Making It More Green

TIME | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For starters, the Recovery Act is the most ambitious energy legislation in history, converting the Energy Department into the world's largest venture-...

Your Taxpayer Money Creating Clean Energy Jobs in...Japan?

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James P. Hoffa

The U.S. government is sending $1.8 billion in stimulus money to overseas wind energy companies. It's just wrong to spend U.S. tax dollars on clean energy technology from companies in Japan, Denmark and Germany.

Stimulus Money Shouldn't Go Overseas, Say Democratic Senators

AP | FREDERIC J. FROMMER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A group of Democratic senators urged the Obama administration to suspend an economic stimulus program aimed at financing renewable ...

Mark Sanford Wants $300 Million Of Stimulus For South Carolina

The State | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Gov. Mark Sanford flew to Washington on Thursday to tell the Obama administration that South Carolina wants $300 million in federal stimulus money. S...

Bette Midler Gets $2

walletpop.com | Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project is at it again. The non-profit, which works to revitalize parks and public spaces throughout New York City...

Manufactured Protesters Are Killing Democracy

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

The "Tea Party" movement flies in the face of what the true patriots in Boston stood for. Corporate lobbying-run groups are creating the illusion of grass roots protests at the health care town hall meetings.

States, Cities Still Spending Millions On Lobbying For Stimulus Money

Wall Street Journal | LOUISE RADNOFSKY and LESLIE EATON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Strapped local and state governments are still spending on at least one activity: seeking stimulus money....

Popularity, Web Snafus Nearly Broke 'Clunkers'

AP | DAN STRUMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — This was one government stimulus plan that yielded quick results. Maybe too quick. Far more drivers signed up for the "cash for clun...

Stimulus Money Goes To Nissan, Ford, Tesla: Detroit Free Press

ecogeek.org | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Both the big auto giants and the lightweight electric startups applied for as much of said money as possible, and the Department of Energy is moments ...

Stimulus Money May Finally Flow To Green Energy

forbes.com | Brian S. Wesbury and Robert Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It's been a long time coming, but green energy business are about to get their promised boost from the economic stimulus package that President Obama ...

Stimulus Aid Said To Be Moving Faster After "Learning Curve"

Wall Street Journal | LOUISE RADNOFSKY and CHRISTOPHER CONKEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration says it has been on a "learning curve" with the economic-stimulus package but has figured out how to spend some...

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...

Republican John Boehner: 'Where Are The Jobs?' From The Stimulus

AP | WILL LESTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Republicans concerned about the Obama administration's big spending on economic stimulus, energy and health care are asking, "Where...

Palin Pimps Steele; "Snows" Obama

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

There is a long list of major concerns Sarah Palin could spend her political capital on to help our state. Instead, she squanders it on the likes of Michael Steele.

Sam Stein

GOP Strategists Defend Sanford, Others, For Taking Stimulus Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The decision by a host of conservative governors to accept the entire portion of the stimulus package destined for their states would seem, on the sur...

6 Ways To Put Your Stimulus Money Where Your Heart Is

divinecaroline.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Now that President Obama has signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, a 787 billion dollar economic stimulus package, we can all expect to s...

Arthur Delaney

See The Stimulus In Action? Help HuffPost Follow The Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In February, we asked HuffPost readers to help us dig through the stimulus bill, and hundreds of readers wrote in with great tips, including the news ...

Palin To Reject Almost Half Of Stimulus Money

CNN Political Ticker | Lauren Kornreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will reject almost half of the federal stimulus money available to her state, her office said Thursday. "We will request fede...

Mississippi House Votes To Accept All Stimulus Money, Defying GOP Governor

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last month, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) criticized "excess spending" in the federal recovery package, saying he (like Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jind...

States Mine Stimulus For Transportation Projects

New York Times | MICHAEL COOPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Kansas will widen U.S. 69 to remove a bottleneck outside Kansas City, along with a few other expensive projects. Maryland will spend its money in smal...

Dem Governor Bredesen May Reject Some Stimulus

Chattanooga Times Free Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tennessee and Georgia may turn down some of the economic stimulus money if the restrictions outlined in the package cause budgetary hardship in the fu...

Sam Stein

Obama's Stimulus Now A Race Against The Clock

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama is meeting with a group of mayors today, in what will ostensibly be a mass-lobbying session for stimulus money to be directed to local...

GOP Governors Consider Turning Down Stimulus Money

AP | MELINDA DESLATTE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BATON ROUGE, La. — A handful of Republican governors are considering turning down some money from the federal stimulus package, a move opponents...