You Can’t Take the Money and Run: Federal Oversight of COVID-19 Spending

    View Author March 2020

    On March 27, 2020, the President signed the much-anticipated Phase 3 of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) stimulus package (the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act). When signed into law, the Act will inject US$2 trillion into the nation’s economy. It will send checks to more than 150 million American households, set up loan programs for businesses, pump billions of dollars into unemployment insurance programs and increase hospital spending, among many other things.