The Recovery Act requires tens of thousands of recipients of Recovery Act funds to report in every quarter on what exactly they are doing with the money - an effort that has proved to be extremely successful.
Vice President Joe Biden calls the owners of The Penny Ice Creamery in Santa Cruz, CA -- a business made possible by the Recovery Act -- to thank them for sharing their story in a video and to congratulate them on the success of their business. Watch a video of the call.
Vice President Biden announces that 200,000 homes have been weatherized thanks to the Recovery Act. Cathy Zoi, Assistant Secretary of Energy for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, shares her thoughts.
Through the Green Retrofit Program for Multifamily Housing, the Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $100 million to 100 affordable housing developments around the country to complete energy efficient renovations.
Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States, talks about breaking ground on an affordable housing development made possible with more than $6.8 million in Recovery Act funding, joining Mayor Fenty in our Nation's Capital.
Jared Bernstein, Deputy Assistant to the President on Economic Policy, highlights a factory in Indiana that is building hybrid systems that go into energy efficient vehicles and creating manufacturing jobs thanks to the Recovery Act.