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The government has spent over $5 trillion responding to the pandemic – that’s hard to wrap your head around.

We’re here to help.  

Read our data stories.

The best way to understand how your taxpayer dollars are being spent is to dive into the data. Use our visualizations to see who received pandemic relief money and what they spent it on.

Data Stories

Two weeks. Under 20 employees. How many businesses got Paycheck Protection Program loans?

Between February 24 and March 9, 2021, only small businesses and non-profits with fewer than twenty employees could apply for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans. Our data shows more than 436,438 loans totaling $13.8 billion were approved during that two-week window.
10/21/2021

Data Stories: A new feature series

We work with data every day and know that it can be confusing and complicated. So, we’ve launched a new feature: Data Stories to tell the story of one data point and why it matters.
10/05/2021