TARP Money: Hard At Work For You

Wondering where all those precious TARP funds are going? You, the citizen, have a right to know! The Federal Government is offering a map showing Capital Purchase Program (“CPP“) transactions in the lower 48 states, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The map can be manipulated and viewed in SML or as a Google Map. Hovering will show state totals and there are related links.According to the site:

[t]hrough CPP, Treasury has touched almost every banking market in the country, with investments ranging from as small as about $301,000 to as large as $25 billion in community, regional and national banks as well as Community Development Financial Institutions from Connecticut to California.

Whew! Prepared to be overwhelmed by the scope of these payments.

Hat tip to the Resource Shelf.


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