Airport contractors to be included in COVID-19 stimulus program audit -Treasury watchdog – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A traveler sits next to a closed restaurant and bar at IAH George Bush Intercontinental Airport amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Houston, Texas, U.S., July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees LatifWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s internal watchdog said on Wednesday it is including a group of airport contractors in…

Airport contractors to be included in COVID-19 stimulus program audit -Treasury watchdog – Reuters

FILE PHOTO: A traveler sits next to a closed restaurant and bar at IAH George Bush Intercontinental Airport amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Houston, Texas, U.S., July 21, 2020. REUTERS/Adrees LatifWASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s internal watchdog said on Wednesday it is including a group of airport contractors in its audit of a coronavirus stimulus program aimed at aiding the aviation sector, after lawmakers pressed the agency to halt their funding. The group of stimulus recipients called out by Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives last month for laying off workers are being included in the watchdog’s audit of the Payroll Support Program though no investigative work is planned at this time, Treasury Department Deputy Inspector General Richard Delmar told Reuters in an email
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