Does CARES Act include wasteful spending? You decide

Questionable tax dollar outlays in the $1.76 trillion spending package. U.S. Senator Rick Scott, R, FL, sent a letter to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) last month urging the administration “…to rescind billions of dollars of wasteful and unrelated funding included in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act so this money can…

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Emergency Economic Injury Disaster Loan: Why aren’t farmers included?

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) has within its Title I Section 1110 entitled “Emergency EIDL grants.” The Small Business Administration (SBA) states on its website, “The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) provides vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing as a result…

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