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Requiem For an ARRA Intern

by Justin Sedgwick | Fri, Aug 27, 2010 at 19:44 CST
Stimulus Watch

Texas Reports Faulty ARRA Employment Numbers

The purpose of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was to create and retain jobs. With the data provided on the national ARRA website Recovery.gov for Texas, it is unclear if the Recovery Act has been succeeding in its purpose … Read More

Stimulus Watch

ARRA Homelessness Funds Not Being Applied Where Needed

Homelessness in Texas has become a widespread issue that effects over 200,000 individuals during any given year. Since the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act started giving funds towards Texas homelessness in September 2009, the state has received millions-of-dollars to implement … Read More

Stimulus Watch

Federal Unemployment Programs Need to be Continued

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has provided numerous federal benefits to unemployed Texan workers but these funds are dangerously close to running dry. According to a report published by the Center for Public Policy Priorities (CPPP), An estimated 20,000-25,000 Texans … Read More

Politics

Texas Remains Vague on ARRA Spending Data

Recently I received comments from Texas Observer staff regarding my blog entry titled “Federal AARA funded Cancer Research and Renewable Energy Programs? Fuggetaboutit!!!” I was applauded on the research presented in the piece, but the main concern was my lack … Read More

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