recovery act

12:55 pm
Fri August 24, 2012

Tracking Recovery Act Dollars in Orleans Parish

It’s been nearly three years since the federal stimulus plan began. So ProPublica took all the data used on the government’s stimulus Web site,, spiffed it up and added thousands of other recovery spending records. The result: the most comprehensive publicly available analysis of stimulus spending that we know of.
Projects Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Orleans County, La. Data last updated on February 2012. We have CSV files available for download. Sign up here. Note: For some programs where states do not report where money will be distributed across the state, we do not have the allocation for individual counties.