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The Stimulus Project
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Federal investigators are finding evidence of bid rigging and fraud in Recovery Act contracts.
Wilmington pins hopes on stimulus
A $5.1 million project set to begin in the spring will provide 100 temporary jobs in a city with 15% unemployment.
Stimulus but no jobs
The chief impact of the stimulus has been to stabilize the economy, not much has directly lead to new jobs.
Stimulus is now $75 billion more expensive
The Congressional Budget Office says it expects the Recovery Act will cost taxpayers $862 billion, more than the $787 billion initial estimate.
Stimulus and jobs: What the fight's all about
The White House credits stimulus with boosting jobs, while critics say it's a gigantic waste of money. Here's what you need to know about the controversy.
Ghosts of recessions past
Upcoming debate over jobs and stimulus will be informed by politicians' worst fear - that the economy could go through another sharp recession like the one in 1937.
Where does stimulus money come from?
The government is borrowing record amounts to finance its spending plans - and not just from China.
How stimulus saved renewable energy
Funding for new projects used to rely largely on Wall Street profits. When those dried up, the government had to act fast.
An emergency small business boost that fizzled
The ARC loan stimulus program was intended to save ailing companies, but it's in need of its own rescue.
What $36 billion buys: Not enough
More than 8,500 stimulus-funded infrastructure projects are underway, creating 250,000 jobs. But construction firms say the future looks bleak.
3 people the homebuyer tax credit helped
Without the incentive that was passed as part of the stimulus package, these buyers -- and many like them -- may have held back.