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BART Vendor Pushed to Boost Job Numbers to Meet Stimulus Promises

August 16, 2012 | 10:38 am

BART Vendor Pushed to Boost Job Numbers to Meet Stimulus Promises

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by Lance Williams and Zusha Elinson, California Watch When the Bay Area Rapid Transit District received $92 million in federal stimulus funds in 2009, it promised to create “thousands of jobs.” But to make its numbers after the money was spent, the transit agency resorted to pressuring and cajoling, emails obtained by California Watch show. […]

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December 9, 2010 | 12:06 pm

Does Tax Deal Contain a ‘Solar Killer’?

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A rule of thumb whenever you hear about something called a “tax deal”: the devil is always in the details. And “tax deals” are always amazingly complex. So, the agreement we’ve been hearing about all week, the one so easily summarized as President Obama’s acceptance of a continuation of the Bush tax cuts (for everyone, […]

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