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48427 Starr County, Texas

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U.S. Texas Starr
Population 308,745,538 25,145,561 61,220
Total recovery funding $522,082,377,600 $33,743,416,807 $73,676,485
Funding per Capita $1,691 $1,342 $1,203
Unemployment
7/2008
6.2
5.3
11.8
7/2009
+3.6
9.8
+3.0
8.3
+5.5
17.3
7/2010
-0.2
9.6
+0.2
8.5
+0.3
17.6
7/2011
-0.6
9.0
+0.0
8.5
-0.4
17.2
7/2012
-0.9
8.1
-1.0
7.5
-1.0
16.2
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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Education, Department of $22,716,236
Homeland Security, Department of $21,416,763
Agriculture, Department of $13,327,609
Transportation, Department of $11,014,973
Social Security Administration $2,502,250
Justice, Department of $975,579
Housing and Urban Development, Department of $800,209
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers $697,340
Energy, Department of $138,182
General Services Administration $42,722
Interior, Department of $35,522
Small Business Administration $9,100

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Projects

Stimulus contracts, grants and loans in Starr 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
AT&T CORP. $21,400,168 Contract The RGV P25 Modernization Program objective is to design, develop, and field TCM/LMR communication systems for the Customs and Border Protection providing critical VHF system coverage and microwave availability. In addition to AT&T providing program mana
This spending item is part of a $37,759,638 allocation. See details
Homeland Security, Department of / U.S. Customs and Border Protection 9/13/2010
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $6,551,274 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 3/31/2009
RIO WATER SUPPLY CORPORATION $5,542,000 Loan Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities - ARRA NEW 2.0 MGDCONVENTIONAL WATER TREATMENT PLANT Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 6/10/2010
RIO GRANDE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $4,101,019 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
ROMA, CITY OF $3,571,000 Loan Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities - ARRA Ebony Storm Drainage. Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 7/19/2010
RIO GRANDE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $3,467,697 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
RIO GRANDE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $3,033,435 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
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $2,781,369 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
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $2,763,059 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
ROMA, CITY OF $2,752,000 Grant Water and Waste Disposal Systems for Rural Communities - ARRA Ebony Storm Drainage. Agriculture, Department of / Rural Utilities Service 7/19/2010
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $2,521,181 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/14/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,451,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2009
RIO GRANDE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $2,229,987 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
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $2,203,954 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
TRANSPORTATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF $1,371,513 Grant Highway Planning and Construction Highway Infrastructure Investment Transportation, Department of / Federal Highway Administration 5/15/2009
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $1,349,714 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
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,015,125 Loan Very Low to Moderate Income Housing Loans - Guaranteed Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loans - ARRA Agriculture, Department of / Rural Housing Service 7/31/2009
BLACKHAWK VENTURES, LLC $697,340 Contract DESIGN/BUILD CONSTRUCTION MISSION ENHANCEMENT PROJECT AND OTHER VARIOUS SITE IMPROVEMENTS AT FALCON DAM LAND PORT OF ENTRY, FALCON HEIGHTS TX IN SUPPORT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY AND CUSTOMS AND BORDER PROTECTION..3 NEW CANOPIES,NEW HEAD HOUS
This spending item is part of a $2,489,797 allocation. See details
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers / U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - civil program financing only 9/29/2010
STARR, COUNTY OF $441,914 Grant Community Development Block Grants/State's program and Non-Entitlement Grants in Hawaii ? (Recovery Act Funded) Community Development. Supplemental funding to the State of Texas under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's Community Development Block Grant Program. The Community Dev... Show more
This spending item is part of a $19,473,698 allocation. See details
Housing and Urban Development, Department of 8/04/2009
STARR, COUNTY OF $300,000 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
COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL OF SOUTH TEXAS (INC) $295,500 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas The Texas Department of Transportation will invest in public transportation by using the funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), enacted February 17, 2009 for the purchase of fleet vehicles/rolling stock and non fleet vehicle... Show more
This spending item is part of a $10,179,382 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 9/28/2009
STARR, COUNTY OF $255,436 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
COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL OF SOUTH TEXAS (INC) $243,000 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas The Texas Department of Transportation will invest in public transportation by using the funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), enacted February 17, 2009 for the purchase of fleet vehicles/rolling stock and non fleet vehicle... Show more
This spending item is part of a $32,819,910 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 5/20/2009
HOUSING AUTHORITY OF STARR COUNTY $159,293 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded ARRA FUNDS Housing and Urban Development, Department of 2/18/2009
CITY OF RIO GRANDE CITY $150,000 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
RIO GRANDE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $124,359 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
ALVAREZ, NANCY $122,076 Grant Recovery Act of 2009: Capital Improvement and Maintenance Capital Fund- ARRA Recovery Act Funds Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $121,223 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
ROMA, CITY OF $114,733 Grant Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants The COPS Hiring and Recovery Program (CHRP) provides funding directly to law enforcement agencies to hire and/or rehire career law enforcement officer in an effort to create and preserve jobs, and to increase their community policing capacity a... Show more Justice, Department of 7/09/2009
RIO GRANDE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $109,028 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act Educational Technology State Grants to States to improve student academic achievement through the innovative use and the effective integration of new and emerging technology with teacher training, curriculum development, and successful research-based in... Show more
This spending item is part of a $59,515,765 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
SAN ISIDRO INDEPENDANT SCHOOL DISTRICT $101,677 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
SAN ISIDRO INDEPENDANT SCHOOL DISTRICT $96,093 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
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $87,236 Grant Education Technology State Grants, Recovery Act Educational Technology State Grants to States to improve student academic achievement through the innovative use and the effective integration of new and emerging technology with teacher training, curriculum development, and successful research-based in... Show more
This spending item is part of a $59,515,765 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Elementary and Secondary Education 7/24/2009
ALVAREZ, NANCY $76,926 Grant Public Housing Capital Fund Stimulus (Formula) Recovery Act Funded Replacement of windows, energy efficient Housing and Urban Development, Department of 3/18/2009
SAN ISIDRO INDEPENDANT SCHOOL DISTRICT $72,023 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
ROMA, CITY OF $70,000 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
SAN ISIDRO INDEPENDANT SCHOOL DISTRICT $67,990 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
G & H FARMS $59,934 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/08/2010
SAN ISIDRO INDEPENDANT SCHOOL DISTRICT $59,682 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
RIO GRANDE CITY INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $57,981 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act Assist States to make available special education and related services for children with disabilities age 3 through 5 years, and at a State's discretion, to 2 year old children with disabilities who will reach age three during the school year.
This spending item is part of a $24,328,422 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
Roma Volunteer Fire Dept $57,576 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
CITY OF RIO GRANDE CITY $57,576 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
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $50,000 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
MY THREE DAUGHTERS FARMS $48,466 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/29/2011
ALVAREZ BROTHERS FARMING AND TRUCKING $47,037 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/14/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $45,680 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 3/31/2010
ROBLES AND SONS, INC. $42,722 Contract ARRA Emergent Repairs, Falcon Dam, TX. Electrical, plumbing and HVAC inspections, repairs and preventative maintenance General Services Administration / Public Buildings Service 2/02/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $37,776 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 7/31/2010
RHINO CONTRACTORS LTD $35,522 Contract Road Rehab to Los Negros Creek Interior, Department of / U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 12/31/2009
ROMA INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT $35,092 Grant Special Education - Preschool Grants, Recovery Act Assist States to make available special education and related services for children with disabilities age 3 through 5 years, and at a State's discretion, to 2 year old children with disabilities who will reach age three during the school year.
This spending item is part of a $24,328,422 allocation. See details
Education, Department of / Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services 4/01/2009
COMMUNITY ACTION COUNCIL OF SOUTH TEXAS (INC) $32,505 Grant Formula Grants for Other Than Urbanized Areas The Texas Department of Transportation will invest in public transportation by using the funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), enacted February 17, 2009 for the purchase of fleet vehicles/rolling stock and non fleet vehicle... Show more
This spending item is part of a $32,819,910 allocation. See details
Transportation, Department of / Federal Transit Administration 5/20/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $28,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2009
STARR, COUNTY OF $28,470 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The Starr County Sheriff's Office will use is Fisical Year 2009 Recovery Act JAG award to purchase portable radios for the deputies. The original grant was for automated licnse plate read... Show more Justice, Department of 8/21/2009
STARR, COUNTY OF $28,470 Grant Recovery Act - Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program / Grants To Units Of Local Government The Starr County Sheriff's Office will use its Fiscal Year 2009 Recovery Act JAG award to purchase portable radios for the deputies. The original grant was for automated license plate rea... Show more Justice, Department of 8/21/2009
STARR, COUNTY OF $28,470 Contract for equipment only Justice, Department of 8/21/2009
ESCOBARES, 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
Big Star Electric Company $16,595 Contract Enhancement of Security Systems for Land Port of Entry Locations to include, Fortuna, ND, Northgate, ND, Ophiem, MT, Lancaster, MN, Roseau MN, Willow Creek, MT, and Falcon Dam, TX.
This spending item is part of a $5,303,986 allocation. See details
Homeland Security, Department of / U.S. Customs and Border Protection 2/04/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $10,370 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 6/30/2010
A Solis Trucking $9,100 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees TO AID SMALL BUSINESSES WHICH ARE UNABLE TO OBTAIN FINANCING IN THE PRIVATE CREDIT MARKETPLACE Small Business Administration 6/23/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $6,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2009
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $5,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 3/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $4,750 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 9/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $3,500 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 6/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $2,000 Direct P Social Security Economic Recovery Act Payments Social Security Administration 12/31/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $1,124 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 11/30/2010
MULTIPLE RECIPIENTS $715 Direct P Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program Supplemental Revenue Assistance Payments (SURE) Agriculture, Department of / Farm Service Agency 12/31/2010
PIZZA PATRON $0 Loan 7(a) Loan Guarantees RURAL LENDER ADVANTAGE Small Business Administration 6/15/2010