Who’s getting these hundreds of billions in the government aid? For now, the public may be in the dark.
In the shadows is where the money moves and the deals are done.
(From Greenwich Time)
The names of businesses that collectively will receive hundreds of billions of dollars in coronavirus relief from the federal government may not be disclosed publicly, an omission that critics say could make the massive spending program vulnerable to fraud and favoritism.
The $2.2 trillion Cares Act approved by President Donald Trump last month requires that the names of recipients of some forms of federal aid be published, but those requirements do not extend to significant portions of the relief.