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Maryland Comptroller Franchot calls for independent audit into state COVID spending

March 12, 2021

Maryland’s chief financial officer called on state lawmakers to appoint an independent, bipartisan commission to conduct an audit of all state and federal dollars that have been spent on relief for the coronavirus pandemic. In a Thursday letter, addressed to Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson and House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne A. Jones, Franchot raised concerns about the impact of the public health crisis on low-income earners and small businesses at the expense of corporate entities who went on to make millions.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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