Recovery Board to Amend Two-Time Loser List

Responding to a smart ProPublica article from a couple weeks ago, the Recovery Board will be removing 79 of 389 awards from the "two-time loser" list, which documents Recovery Act recipients who twice failed to report on their use of Recovery Act funds. Turns out these 79 reports were in fact filed for one or both of the two reporting quarters.

I'm not sure if they've posted the updated document yet, as the Board isn't great about labeling version numbers, but it will be available at the bottom of this page on

And while the Board's fixing the list, hopefully they'll post it in a form other than PDF. The recipient reports are available in both XML and CSV, so why can't all the other data sets be available in those formats too?

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