HHS reports highest stimulus spending

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The Department of Heath and Human Services has paid out $115,911,817,301 in stimulus funds according to a year end report by

According to, the HHS's biggest expenditure was $85,958,496,780 in state grants for Medicaid.

Other expenditures included multiple grants for income security, social services, and research.

The report notes that the Department of Education is second, spending $89,676,414,497 and the Department of Labor spent $65,585,961,509.

The total funds paid out by all federal agencies is $438,201,965,251.

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