Stimulus money tracking via USDA and Google Maps API Premier

Barack Obama provided a way to track stimulus money allocated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Recovery.gov was launched to provide detailed information on projects and report on how stimulus money’s being spent. In addition to funding reports, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) created an interactive geospatial map using Google Maps API Premier allowing the […]

Barack Obama provided a way to track stimulus money allocated under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Recovery.gov was launched to provide detailed information on projects and report on how stimulus money’s being spent. In addition to funding reports, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) created an interactive geospatial map using Google Maps API Premier allowing the public to generate customized views for tracking funds. The map also provides data for five programs within USDA and’s continuously adding other agencies within the department as the funds get allocated and data becomes available.