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USDA COVID relief spending scrutinized

The ranking member of the Senate Ag Committee wants an accounting of USDA COVID relief spending.

Arkansas Republican John Boozman is requesting a report detailing how $11 billion included in last year’s appropriations bill was spent and the rationale explaining how the use of those funds is consistent with the law.

Republican colleague Chuck Grassley of Iowa tells Brownfield it’s the constitutional responsibility of Congress to keep on top of spending.

USDA COVID relief spending scrutinized