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4 More Foreign Publicly Traded Companies Secure PPP Loans While Mom and Pops Left Out at Sea

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week’s Securities and Exchange Commission filings show 21 additional publicly traded companies secured over $25.9 million in SBA Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds meant for struggling small businesses on main street, including at least four foreign-based companies that were deeply in the red before the health crisis. Read More

Trump Admin Keeps Dragging Feet as Meatpacker Infections Skyrocket

WASHINGTON, D.C. – This week, Tyson Foods Inc. announced that it would close an Iowa pork plant after at least 550 workers — 22% of the plant’s workers — contracted COVID-19. The news follows reports this week from CNN that Iowa has been… Read More

COVID-19: Watchdog Group Files Freedom of Information Requests Following New Warning Signs on Vaccine Pricing

$2,251,000,000 in federal investments in COVID-19 vaccine development so far; No known assurances that they will be affordable, accessible  READ: Freedom of Information Act requests (HHS, BARDA/ASPR) Washington, DC – Today, following … Read More

Handful of Reps Block Basic Step Toward PPP Transparency

Watchdog: Clear From This Vote That “The Paycheck Protection Program Bailed Out Companies Who Didn’t Need It” WASHINGTON, D.C. – This afternoon, a handful of representatives blocked a House bill to enhance transparency in funds allocated through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). The measure would… Read More

Watchdog Urges Grassley To Do His Job; Conduct Oversight Into IG Firings

Accountable.Us Calls On Congress To Use Its Power To Investigate The Removal Of Five Inspectors General By The Trump Administration WASHINGTON, D.C. – While the country grapples with the pandemic, President Trump has taken the unprecedented step of purging five inspectors general from their offices in… Read More

Over 40 Million Out of Work in 10 Weeks, But Trump’s Allies Want to Wait Until “Next Month or So” to Consider Relief

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. economy remains in freefall as 2.1 million more Americans joined the unemployment ranks this week, bringing the sobering ten-week total of jobless claims to over 40 million. Yet, the Trump administration and its allies in Congress remain fully committed to their failing economic… Read More

Big Meatpackers Want Immunity from Accountability

Despite Thousands Of Reported COVID-19 Cases At Their Factories, Major Meatpacking Operators Urge Congress to Grant Immunity WASHINGTON, D.C. – In the wake of story after story about how dangerous meatpacking plants have become, today the industry… Read More

Corporate Polluters Benefitting From Admin’s Enforcement Holidays Are Trump-Connected

Ten Companies Off the Hook for Paying Fines For Environmental Violations Owe Over $56 Million, Have Numerous Ties to the Trump Administration WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Guardian is reporting that the companies benefiting from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department… Read More

Watchdog Report: Big Texas-Based Companies Took $42M in Federal Aid Meant for Struggling Small Businesses

60 Days Later: Who Has the CARES Act Actually Helped? WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today marks the two-month anniversary of President Trump signing the CARES Act, the $2 trillion relief package addressing the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, government watchdog Accountable.US released a new report on how large Texas businesses walked away with $42 million… Read More