LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Federal agencies are attempting to recover $1.2 million in stimulus grants and contracts from seven recipients. Each has failed to file at least three quarterly reports. This action marks the first time the government has enforced the reporting requirements.
"When we said we'd provide unprecedented transparency of Recovery Act spending, we meant business," said Andrea Mead, Recovery Act press secretary for Vice President Biden.
The law requires stimulus recipients to submit detailed data every three months. Obama administration wants a model of transparency to extend to all federal spending.
The actions include freezing of funds, demands for repayment, or suspension from doing business with the government in the future.
The full list of non-reporting recipients will be posted at Recovery.gov.
Entities receiving sanctions:
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