This is a large data collection covering US Government spending for telecommunications and Information Technology. The base year is 2003. Historical spending is shown for the years 2001-2003. There are four (4) individual sheets included: total federal, state, and local summary; federal spending by department; state spending by state; and local spending by state. For each federal department and state covered, IT and telecom spending is further broken out by: staffing, consulting, software, IT hardware, telecom services, telecom equipment. Examples of data available would include: data sets for spending by Department of Agriculture/consulting/2001-2003 or local government spending in Iowa for software 2001-2003.