Johnson Wants COVID Relief Money Flexibility

Johnson Wants COVID Relief Money Flexibility

South Dakota’s lone congressman wants more flexibility for states spending COVID-19 relief money.

Republican Dusty Johnson is sponsoring the State, Local, Tribal, and Territorial Fiscal Recovery and Disaster Relief Flexibility Act. It would allow states to use unspent relief funds on infrastructure, disasters, and housing projects.

Johnson says South Dakota has hundreds of millions in leftover money…

Johnson says the bill would also allow states to give unused funds back to the US Treasury …

President Biden signed the one point nine trillion-dollar American Rescue Plan in March to help combat the economic fallout of the pandemic.