July 14, 2012 in The Dickinson Press
In “stimulus” packages, President Barack Obama helped many “green” companies with terrible results. Continue Reading
July 9, 2012 in The Daily Republic
President Obama’s attempt to spin the latest discouraging unemployment numbers as “a step in the right direction” is like telling passengers aboard the Titanic to ignore the sinking vessel and listen to the live music. Continue Reading
August 26, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald
Optimism had been building on Wall Street for some kind of announcement from Bernanke of additional steps to get the economy going again. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke was speaking at a conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Bernanke dashed those hopes. Continue Reading
January 9, 2011 in INFORUM
Whether it’s through rental assistance for the would-be homeless or better public transportation services, the federal stimulus package has made a mark on the Fargo-Moorhead area. Continue Reading
November 12, 2010 in The Daily Republic
The Legislature will need to find at least $39 million in additional general revenue to balance state government’s 2012 budget that starts next July 1, if no cuts are made, no programs are added and no pay raises are given.
Another $37 million of deficit would remain to be addressed for the 2013 budget. Continue Reading
October 20, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
Republicans nationwide are attacking Democrats with a “failed stimulus” campaign drumbeat in ads, debates and campaign mailers, deriding the $814 billion program. But the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office reported last month that 1.4 million to 3.3 million people are employed because of the program, a blow to Republican claims that the stimulus failed to increase employment.
October 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune
Despite vocal criticism of the federal stimulus package and a re-election campaign that trades heavily on her opposition to it, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann sought stimulus funding on at least seven occasions last year.
October 19, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald
Despite vocal criticism of the federal stimulus package and a re-election campaign that trades heavily on her opposition to it, Minnesota Republican Rep. Michele Bachmann sought stimulus funding on at least seven occasions last year. The requests, which came in August and September of 2009, were released Sunday by the investigative journalism site Center for Public Integrity. Continue Reading
September 14, 2010 in INFORUM
WASHINGTON The first wave of mass-produced advanced batteries funded by the Obama administration’s economic recovery program are starting to roll off assembly lines, setting the stage for new hybrid and electric vehicles.
So how will consumers respond? Continue Reading