SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California Recovery Task Force today announced a new feature on its website,, which allows Californians to map where money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is being spent across California and identify the projects in their area.

“From the beginning, this Administration has promised to be open and transparent about how money from the Recovery Act is being spent in California and this interactive feature is another step in that direction,” said California Task Force Director Rick Rice. “Californians have a right to know how this money is being used to help bring jobs back to California.”

To view a map of California showing a breakdown of spending on projects by County, Congressional District, Assembly District, and Senate District, click here. The current map shows data for the first quarter of this year, with the second quarter data to be added in the upcoming weeks.

Governor Schwarzenegger created the California Recovery Task Force to track the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding coming into the state; work with President Barack Obama’s administration; help cities, counties, non-profits, and others access the available funding; ensure that the funding funneled through the state is spent efficiently and effectively; and maintain a Web site ( that is frequently and thoroughly updated for Californians to be able to track the stimulus dollars.