The Federal Eye: Tracking the Stimulus


Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 12/12/2011

Stimulus watchdog Earl Devaney tried to stay out of politics

What Earl Devaney thinks went well and not so well as he oversaw the economic stimulus program.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  09:16 AM ET, 12/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Stimulus watchdog Earl Devaney stepping down

One of the nation’s most seasoned federal watchdogs plans to leave government work after more than 40 years.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:00 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011

Energy Department couldn’t manage stimulus money, watchdog says

Speaking to Congress for first time since the Solyndra scandal broke, inspector general says billions of stimulus dollars taxed the department.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:00 AM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 10/20/2011

Education tax credit mistakenly claimed by millions, report says

FEDERAL EYE | The IRS disputes the conclusions of a new federal watchdog report that says many people incorrectly took advantage of an education tax credit.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  11:55 AM ET, 10/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Some stimulus money isn’t being spent as fast as promised, report says

Goals set by the White House to quickly stimulate the economy are running up against economic realities on the ground, according to a new watchdog report.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/13/2011

White House launching new ‘Campaign to Cut Waste’

The federal government plans to close down or consolidate about 500 of its Web sites in the coming months and is scrapping plans for any new ones.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  05:00 AM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Report: Stimulus recipients owe $750 million in taxes

Companies and nonprofits reaping billions from the economic stimulus owe hundreds of millions in unpaid taxes, a new report says.

By Ed O'Keefe  |  06:43 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)