"...state and local officials nationwide who are sitting on millions in stimulus money targeted for weatherization, worried about running afoul of arcane federal rules governing how much workers should be paid for making energy-saving home improvements.
They blame months of mixed signals sent by federal officials, whom they accuse of fumbling the effort to spend money designed to give a languishing economy a boost by lowering utility bills and employing construction workers idled by the housing slump.
"It seems like it's just been one roadblock after another," said Christina Zamora, energy program manager for the Community Action Partnership Association of Idaho."
Red tape and jumping through hoops....that's the government for you!
Asked by Anonymous at 6:47 PM on Aug. 13, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by jesse123456 at 7:11 PM on Aug. 13, 2009