As Of September 30, 2009

  • $4 Billion in awards to state agencies

  • $ 1.9 Billion spent

  • $1.3 Billion spent on direct benefits (Unemployment Insurance, Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, Medicaid, and other Safety Net Programs)

  • $508 Million spent on programs and infrastructure projects through state agencies

  • Top 10 in the Nation* for percentage of announced funds spent

  • 8,792** direct full time equivalent (FTEs) jobs created or retained

  • 23,533 actual individual workers employed

  • 11,767 estimated indirect jobs created or retained

  • 35,300 estimated total employment impact (23,533 direct and 11,767 indirect)***

  • Nearly 2,800,000 citizen beneficiaries of recovery program spending in areas of education, Medicaid, unemployment benefits and workforce development programs

*Figure calculated from values provided by recovery.gov as of October 28, 2009.

**Impact of all awards to state agencies, including those not subject to federal reporting. The FTE number for OMB reported awards is 8,753.

***Using a multiplier of 1.5