Posts tagged "Stimulus act"
Controversy is brewing over federal statistics detailing the number of local jobs saved by the stimulus package. According to a recent analysis by the Chicago Tribune, some of the numbers just don’t add up. In particular:- The feds reported that 473 teachers’ jobs were saved in North Chicago. The district only employs 290 teachers.- The... Read more »
It’s easy to get lost while trying to sift through such a massive amount of money and information. But a team of reporters at ProPublica has made it a lot easier to track what is happening with stimulus money in each state and county. The team’s most recent coverage included a pair of Excel... Read more »