Tag: Economy
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 17th, 2009

As we mentioned last week, you can track the progress of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act at Recovery.gov. The site launched Tuesday after President Obama signed the so-called stimulus bill into law.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 11th, 2009

The following video could be mistaken for an SNL skit. During Wednesday’s House Financial Services Committee‘s hearing on TARP accountability, Congresswoman Maxine Waters referred to the eight bank CEOs as “captains of the Universe.” There was some confusion during her grilling of the bank chiefs and a call for the California congresswoman to calm down. […]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
February 9th, 2009

There was Change.gov. Then there was the revamped WhiteHouse.gov, which looked an awful lot like Change.gov. And did you know there was a USA.gov? Well, there’s another “dot gov.” The Obama administration created Recovery.gov so that Americans can keep track of the stimulus bill (a.k.a. the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act) and “see how and […]

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
January 30th, 2009

Have you been having trouble keeping track of the ever-popular stimulus package (a.k.a. the American Recovery and Reinvestment Plan)? Not to worry. The Heritage Foundation, Citizens Against Government Waste, Taxpayers for Common Sense and a bunch of other groups have created a searchable Web site (ReadTheStimulus.org) that presents the stimulus bill documents and allows visitors […]

Airdate: October 30, 2007

Economist and “New York Times” Op-Ed columnist explains why the middle class in the U.S. is disappearing.

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