The creation of jobs is a main part of the stimulus legislation. Seeing how many jobs were created and maintained... View ArticleContinue reading
A Political Screen for HUD Contracts?
The big story for the day, reported initially in the Dallas Business Journal -- and picked up here and here -- is that the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Alphonso Jackson has made clear that he isn't giving government contracts to businesses that don't support the president. Has the Bush administration really put out a political screen for who it awards contracts to?! As ThinkProgress notes: that would be illegal.Continue reading