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For almost 30 years, the U.S. Census Bureau produced an annual report called the Consolidated Federal Funds Report, or CFFR. The CFFR contained data on federal government expenditures and obligations in state, county, and sub-county areas of the U.S., including the District of Columbia and U.S. It was the most comprehensive data set available to ...
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Federal Spending In the States 2005 To 2014 The federal government spent $3.3 trillion in the states during its 2014 fiscal year. The amount and composition of federal spending vary widely from state to state. This analysis combines publicly available data sources to show the state-by-state distribution of federal spending. Federal Spending by State FY ...
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USAspending.gov

Posted on Feb 9, 2017 in Featured, Latest

The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA) signed into law on September 26, 2006 requires that grant, loan, and other financial assistance awards of more than $25,000 and federal contracts of more than $3,000 be displayed on a searchable, publicly accessible website (USAspending.gov) to give the American public access to information on ...
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July 2017: Updated FAQs The Council on Financial Assistance Reform (COFAR) released updated FAQs on the Uniform Guidance. December 26, 2014: Implementation of the Policy.  28 Federal awarding agencies adopted the Uniform Guidance into their respective chapters of Title 2 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Agency exceptions or additions to the Uniform Guidance:   In addition to ...
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DATA Act Updates

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 in Featured, Latest

May 2017: Two Reports Released on Implementation of DATA Act Two new reports were recently released on implementation of the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act) as the first major deadline for the bill approaches. The first report issued May 2017, entitled “Data Act 2022: Changing Technology, Changing Culture,”  interviewed 20 DATA ...
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The National Priorities Project is a nonprofit, non-partisan federal budget research organization with a mission to make the complex federal budget transparent and accessible so people can exercise their right and responsibility to oversee and influence how their tax dollars are spent.  Its State Smart project presents state-by-state distribution of federal spending.