ProPublica has taken on the Heroic (think Augean Stables) task of tracking the stimulus cash flow:
Want to know what’s going on with the stimulus in your area? ProPublica has compiled nearly all the contracts, grants and loans that the government has reported awarding so far in the stimulus program. Type in your county or click on your state to find projects in your area.
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Interactive Chart: How Fast We're Spending $792 Billion
|State||Unemployment Rate (June 2009)||Total Funding||$ Per Capita|
|District of Columbia||10.9||$519,640,640||$878.02|
Here are the rest of the states.
From their Eye on the Stimulus page:
Stimulus Progress Bar: How Fast We’re Spending $792 billion
- $70 billion
- $122 billion
- $389 billion
Left to spend
- $212 billion
Updated weekly (Last update: August 4, 2009)
Source: Government Agencies and ProPublica Research