Tag Archives: Stimulus

Veritone Receives $6.5M of Loans Under PPP for COVID-19 Relief; Chad Steelberg, Ryan Steelberg Quoted


Veritone and its subsidiary, Veritone One announced that the companies have received a total of $6.5 million of loans from Sunwest Bank under the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) contained within the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, the company announced on Friday.

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Education IG Tighe Appointed to Chair Recovery Board

Kathleen S. Tighe, the current inspector general for the Education Department, has been appointed to chair the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board according to a White House statement Friday. Current chairman Earl Devaney announced his retirement earlier this month and will officially step down on Dec. 31. The RATB was …

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House to Take Up Contractor Withholding Repeal Next Week

House Republicans may take up bipartisan legislation next week to repeal a law requiring the government to withhold 3 percent of contracts, according to a report from The Hill. The House Ways and Means Committee approved the legislation by voice vote Thursday, and House aides said GOP leaders were aiming …

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A Third of Stimulus Money for Energy Not Spent, Report Says

Nearly one-third of the stimulus money authorized for an energy efficiency program has not been spent, according to the Energy Department’s inspector general. The department’s internal watchdog found that, of the $2.7 billion set aside for the program, state and local governments have let $879 million go unsused. The AP …

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Health IT ‘Promises’ and ‘Problems’ in 2011

The adoption of health IT, such as electronic health records, stands at a turning point in 2011. A recent New York Times feature on the burgeoning technology and the policy and policymakers guiding it finds the “promises” and “problems” at a tipping point. One the one hand, this is the …

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Report Asks for Clarity When Reporting on Stimulus Projects

According to a report from the CGI Initiative for Collaborative Government, “People need to be able to understand what they are seeing,” in regards to the effects of the economic stimulus package, the first significant piece of legislation pushed forward during the Obama administration. The research program, led by the …

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