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13 Mar, 2013, 07:00 ET Recovery Board: Data Sharing and Hurricane Sandy Oversight

 In a blog posted yesterday on Recovery.gov, Executive Director Michael Wood of the Recovery Board explained how sharing data at all levels of...


14 Feb, 2013, 07:00 ET Recovery Board: Monitoring Hurricane Sandy

 In a blog posted yesterday on Recovery.gov, Chair Kathleen S. Tighe of the Recovery Board explained how the Board plans to monitor the $60.2...


10 Jan, 2013, 07:00 ET Recovery Board Chair: Government Needs Consistent Federal Data Standards

In a blog posted today on Recovery.gov, Chair Kathleen S. Tighe of the Recovery Board describes how consistent data standards would lead to better...


07 Dec, 2012, 07:00 ET Recovery Board Digs Deeper into Stimulus Program

The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board has added a new page to Recovery.gov, the government website that displays information on how...


15 Nov, 2012, 07:00 ET Tighe: Recovery Education Funds Help 'Hard-pressed' School Districts

 Recovery Board Chair Kathleen S. Tighe, in a blog posted Wednesday on Recovery.gov, said education stimulus funding "provided critical help...


18 Oct, 2012, 07:00 ET Recovery Board Pilots Centralized Reporting Project

In a blog posted on Recovery.gov Wednesday, Executive Director Michael Wood of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board announced the...


02 Oct, 2012, 07:00 ET Recovery Board Announces New 'Recipient Projects Map'

The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board has added a new map to Recovery.gov, the website that posts spending data from recipients of...


20 Sep, 2012, 07:00 ET Recovery Board: Aggressive Oversight Yields Less Fraud

In a blog posted on Recovery.gov Wednesday, Executive Director Michael Wood of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board discusses the...


03 Aug, 2012, 07:00 ET Executive Director Michael Wood: Creative Ideas Transform Government

 In a blog posted on Recovery.gov Thursday, Executive Director Michael Wood of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board outlined...


18 Jul, 2012, 07:00 ET Recovery Board Announces New 'Wall of Shame'

The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board has published a new list of Recovery Act recipients that have failed to submit spending reports...


03 Jul, 2012, 07:00 ET Recovery Board Announces New Agency Profile Feature

The Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board has added a new feature to Recovery.gov, the website that carries information on how the $840...


26 Dec, 2011, 07:00 ET Education Inspector General Kathleen Tighe Selected to Lead Recovery Board

Kathleen S. Tighe, the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Education and a strong proponent of transparency and accountability in...


15 Dec, 2011, 07:00 ET Devaney, in Final Column, Urges Taxpayers to Press Data Reforms

 Recovery Board Chairman Earl E. Devaney, who is retiring on December 31 after 41 years of service in the federal government, said...


02 Dec, 2011, 07:00 ET Devaney Announces Retirement, Ends Storied Government Career

Earl E. Devaney, the Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, is retiring after 41 years of service in the federal...


22 Nov, 2011, 07:00 ET Devaney: Uniform Award ID Would Improve Spending Oversight

Recovery Board Chairman Earl E. Devaney, in his final column on lessons learned during the Recovery program, says a uniform award ID would help...


17 Nov, 2011, 07:00 ET Devaney Announces Redesign of Recovery.gov

In a continuing quest to make Recovery.gov easier to use, the Recovery Board has simplified the home page and made improvements that allow...


18 Oct, 2011, 07:00 ET Recovery Board Chairman Devaney Says New Technologies Improve Transparency and Accountability

In his Chairman's Corner column posted on Recovery.gov Tuesday, Chairman Earl E. Devaney of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board...


01 Sep, 2011, 07:00 ET Devaney: Recipients Report With 'High Degree of Accuracy'

Recovery Board Chairman Earl E. Devaney, in the third in a series of columns on lessons learned during the Recovery program, says recipients are...


29 Jul, 2011, 07:00 ET Devaney: Transparency Causes Embarrassment and Spurs Self-Correcting Behavior

In his second column on the lessons he has learned as Chairman of the Recovery Board, Earl E. Devaney focuses on how transparency can cause...


12 Jul, 2011, 07:00 ET Devaney: Fraud Prevention Encourages Teamwork in Government Oversight

In the first of a series of columns on the lessons he has learned as Chairman of the Recovery Board, Earl E. Devaney says the Board's fraud...


16 Jun, 2011, 13:00 ET New Recovery.gov Feature Allows for Improved Visualization of Recipient Data

Recovery Board Chairman Earl E. Devaney says a new feature being launched today on Recovery.gov will allow users to create and customize charts...


14 Jun, 2011, 19:35 ET Devaney Urges Continuation of Recovery Board to Consolidate Data, Save Millions of Dollars

Recovery Board Chairman Earl E. Devaney said today that taxpayers would save tens of millions of dollars annually if a single agency collected and...


05 May, 2011, 15:32 ET Chairman Devaney Wins Prestigious Scantlebury Management Award

Earl E. Devaney, the Chairman of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, is a recipient of the prestigious 2010 Donald L. Scantlebury...


12 Apr, 2011, 07:00 ET Recovery Chairman Devaney Says Most Recipients Have Filed Spending Reports

Chairman Earl E. Devaney of the Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board, in his Chairman's Column posted on www.recovery.gov, says nearly...


30 Mar, 2011, 14:27 ET New Recovery.gov Apps Bring Data Directly to Mobile Devices

The Recovery Board has iPhone and iPad applications allowing for easy access to maps and data on projects funded by the $787 billion Recovery Act,...