Iowa

By   /   November 17, 2009  /   1 Comment

More than $10.5 million in stimulus funds were distributed to eight congressional districts in Iowa that do not exist, according to recovery.gov. The data below outline each fake district, along with the jobs created and money received:

16th congressional district            5              $5,696,743

19th congressional district            0              $4,146,802

7th congressional district              31           $254,864

24th congressional district            2              $113,680

00 congressional district                1              $112,336

8th congressional district              0              $110,749

17th congressional district            0              $85,000

31st congressional district            0              $48,000

A Watchdog study revealed 440 non-existent congressional districts within the stimulus tracking web site, recovery.org. The full report can be found here and below:

Recovery’s Phantom Districts

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Bill McMorris