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State Stimulus Oversight Investigations

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POGO in the News

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The National Institute on Money in State Politics
, Money in state politics plays a pivotal role in shaping public policy in individual states and across the nation. We track political donations in all 50 states.
August 21, 2009 

National Association of State Procurement Officials
, NASPO is dedicated to aiding its members in the development of strategies for spending state stimulus funds responsibly, quickly, and within the guidelines provided by the law and various state and federal agencies.
August 20, 2009 

Follow the Money: State and Local Oversight of Stimulus Funding
, Senate Committee On Homeland Security & Governmental Affairs
April 23, 2009 

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009: The Role of State and Local Governments
, U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform
April 21, 2009 

State Oversight of Federal Stimulus Funds
, National Conference of State Legislatures
April 17, 2009 

State Implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
, National Governors Association
March 10, 2009 

Tracking States' Spending Sites
, ProPublica
March 5, 2009 

American Reinvestment and Recovery Act of 2009 - Initial Accountability, Reporting, and Risk Areas for States
, The National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers, and Treasurers
February 26, 2009 


POGO in the News

A new standard for stimulus transparency, St. Augustine Historic City News, Editorial, August 23, 2009 

Administration says it is committed to posting contracts online, By Robert, August 20, 2009 

Billions in Aid Go to Areas That Backed Obama, By Brad HeathUSA Today, July 8, 2009 

States Failing At Stimulus Accountability, By Laura DeanThe Huffington Post, June 12, 2009 

Pennsylvania has no way to report abuse of federal stimulus funds, By Debra ErdleyPittsburgh Tribune-Review, May 21, 2009 

Waste, Fraud in "Stimulus" Can't Be Reported , Rep. John Boehner (OH-R)Rep. John Boehner's Blog, May 21, 2009 

Colorado lags on whistle-blower details under stimulus law, By Miles MoffettThe Denver Post, May 17, 2009 

States adjust to handle stimulus pressures, By Robert BrodskyGovernment Executive, May 15, 2009