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OMB Moves to Fix ARRA Snafus

Responding to criticisms such as those issued by the Coalition for an Accountable Recovery (CAR) and States for a Transparent and Accountable Recovery (STAR), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has revised its

Standing Strong at the Kingsbridge Armory

esnuestroIn a move rarely seen in The Bronx lately, an elected official is standing up for the creation

SunCal TIDD Bill Defeated in New Mexico

roundhouse2The New Mexico state legislature’s photo finish defeat of Senate Bill 249, a $408 million TIDD bond bill for

New York Advocates to “Drill Down” on Where Federal Stimulus Money Goes

A diverse coalition of two dozen advocates named the "NYS Stimulus Oversight Working Group" and led by Common Cause/New York have signed on to a set of common principles that would make the allocation of fu

Public Money for Banks is Déjà Vu in NYC

At a time when the federal government is promising to make its bank bailout more transparent by requiring financial institutions receiving funds from the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) to report what they are doing with the