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Track Federal Stimulus Funds In Your State

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ProPublica/USA Today examines the use of federal stimulus funds in each state.

Click the links below to see how D.C., Maryland and Virginia governments are using federal stimulus funds.

Who's getting stimulus projects off the ground fastest? Click here to see a chart that shows what percentage of a state's approved road and bridge projects have received a construction go-ahead, and how much of the state's overall stimulus funding those projects represent.

Want to know what's going on with the stimulus in your area? Click here . ProPublica compiled nearly all the contracts, grants and loans that the government has reported awarding so far in the stimulus program.

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