Chart: What the AG says RI will get from the big mortgage deal

As you’ve probably heard by now, Attorney General Peter Kilmartin and his colleagues from across the country have reached a $25 billion settlement with the big banks for foreclosure abuses. The Washington Post’s Wonkblog has a solid FAQ explaining the deal. Felix Salmon likes it and Tom Sgouros doesn’t.

$25 billion is a lot of money, but how much of that will wind up in Rhode Island? Here’s a chart offering the official answer ($172 million), sent along by AG Kilmartin’s press secretary Amy Kempe:

For more information, visit, the website Kilmartin’s office set up to help people understand the settlement and make use of it (if they’re eligible).

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