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48047 Brooks County, Texas

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U.S. Texas Brooks
Population 308,745,538 25,145,561 7,201
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $33,743,416,807 $69,208,164
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,342 $9,611
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
5.3
6.5
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.0
8.3
+5.0
11.5
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.2
8.5
-0.6
10.9
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.0
8.5
-0.2
10.7
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.0
7.5
-1.9
8.8
Unemployment Rate, 7/08 – 7/12

This site was updated in September 2012. It includes recipient-reported data through the second quarter of 2012, which was released in July 2012.

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Funding by Federal Agency and Department

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Transportation, Department of $65,900,251
Education, Department of $2,050,286
Social Security Administration $488,250
Justice, Department of $373,467
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $227,516
Agriculture, Department of $145,364
Energy, Department of $23,030

Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Brooks County, Texas Data last updated on September 2012.
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Note: For some programs where states do not report where money will be distributed across the state, we do not have the allocation for individual counties. Those programs include: Medicaid, unemployment benefits and food stamps. Those amounts are included in the totals for where the state agency receiving that money is located.

Amount refers to both the amount of stimulus funding going toward the project and the face value of the loan.

Recipient Amount Type Description Federal Dept./Agency Date
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $40,039,527 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/10/2009
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $25,860,724 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 4/10/2009
Brooks County Independent School District $762,757 Grant Title I Grants to Local Educational Agencies, Recovery Act Purpose: Title I, Part A ARRA provides supplemental resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to help schools with high concentrations of students from low-income families to provide high-quality education that will enable all children to... Show more
This spending item is part of a $948,737,780 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 4/01/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $480,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
BROOKS COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $463,521 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
BROOKS COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $438,773 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
Brooks County Independent School District $315,221 Grant Special Education Grants to States, Recovery Act Assist States in providing special education and related services to children with disabilities in accordance with Part B of the IDEA.
This spending item is part of a $945,636,328 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
FALFURRIAS HOUSING AUTHORITY $227,516 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded grant for site improvements including landscaping, roofing, and fencing for one-hundred-twenty-three (123) units of low income housing. Twenty-seven (27) refrigerators... Show more Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
BROOKS, COUNTY OF $192,757 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Office of the Governor - Criminal Justice Division (CJD) will utilize its Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery State allocation to fund programs under the following purpose areas: law enforcement,... Show more
This spending item is part of a $90,295,773 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/14/2009
BROOKS, COUNTY OF $104,412 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Office of the Governor - Criminal Justice Division (CJD) will utilize its Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery State allocation to fund programs under the following purpose areas: law enforcement,... Show more
This spending item is part of a $90,295,773 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/14/2009
FALFURRIAS, CITY OF $63,120 Grant Recovery Act - Eward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program/ Grants to States and Territories The Office of the Governor - Criminal Justice Division (CJD) will utilize its Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery State allocation to fund programs under the following purpose areas: law enforcement,... Show more
This spending item is part of a $90,295,773 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 5/14/2009
BROOKS COUNTY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $61,072 Grant Child Nutrition Discretionary Grants Limited Availability The Texas Department of Agriculture received funds through the American Recovery and Reimvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) to assist in the purchase of equipment for School Food Authorities (SFA's) participating in the National School Lunch Program ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $11,517,159 allocation. See details
Agriculture, Department of / Food and Nutrition Service 3/23/2009
BROOKS COUNTY I.S.D $58,850 Grant Community Facilities Loans and Grants Community Facilities Loans and Grants - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 9/30/2010
LA GLORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $35,239 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
LA GLORIA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $34,775 Grant State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education State Grants, Recovery Act Purpose: The State Fiscal Stabilization Fund (SFSF) - Education Fund provides resources to local education agencies (LEAs) to stabilize local budgets in order to minimize and avoid reductions in education and other essent... Show more
This spending item is part of a $3,250,272,133 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/09/2009
FALFURRIAS, CITY OF $23,030 Grant Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG) The EECBG program provides funds to units of local and state government, Indian tribes, and territories to develop and implement projects to improve energy efficiency, and reduce energy use and fossil fuel emissions in their communities. ... Show more
This spending item is part of a $45,638,100 allocation. See details
Energy, Department of 9/14/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $16,355 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 9/30/2010
BROOKS COUNTY $7,048 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The City of Falfurrias (lead agency) and Brooks County, Texas, (subrecipient) will effectively implement the $13,177 2009 JAG Formula Local Grant. All grant activities will improve law en... Show more
This spending item is part of a $13,177 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 7/02/2009
FALFURRIAS, CITY OF $6,129 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The City of Falfurrias (lead agency) and Brooks County, Texas, (subrecipient) will effectively implement the $13,177 2009 JAG Formula Local Grant. All grant activities will improve law en... Show more
This spending item is part of a $13,177 allocation. See details
Justice, Department of 7/02/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,354 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 8/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,986 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 10/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,322 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $425 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 1/31/2011
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $250 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010