Finding data on federal funds received by states and congressional districts may present challenges. The official website USAspending.gov collects data on grants, loans, insurance, assistance, and contracts; and presents various searching and downloading options to Congress and the public. USAspending.gov was created under P.L.109-282, the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA); and to be enhanced by requirements of P.L.113-101, the Digital Accountability and Transparency Act of 2014 (DATA Act).
Date of Report: October 7, 2014
Order Number: IF00054
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