Journalism in the Public Interest


New Investigations of Stimulus Waste, Fraud and Abuse

A former public official sent to prison for corruption is now getting stimulus money for a Louisiana sidewalk project. A newspaper investigation uncovers shoddy work in Ohio’s weatherization program. And the government’s housing watchdog raises questions about a Pittsburgh nonprofit’s application for lead paint removal.

These are among the cases we’ve added to our stimulus investigations chart.

The chart, which we’re updating regularly, tracks inspector general reports, auditor investigations and news accounts about questionable contractors. If you have new information about a case or know one we should add, e-mail it to

political atheist

March 22, 2010, 4:34 p.m.

BWA HA HA HA HA HA! And they’ve just grabbed a trillion dollar healthcare boondoggle. My God, this is so pathetic I can’t help but laugh at the stupidity of people who really think Obamacare means improved quality of healthcare and “deficit-neutral”

Unfortunately for the sane people, the insane (at least not sane enough to educate themselves about what’s going on around them) will have to be hit HARD MANY TIMES in the head before they figure out that Obummer is BAD NEWS!

This article is part of an ongoing investigation:
Eye on the Stimulus

Eye on the Stimulus

Officials have struggled to spend the nearly $800 billion stimulus package quickly and effectively.

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