September 23, 2022 By Vaseline

Minnesota governor fights back against food fraud criticism apartment

ST. PAUL, Minnesota (AP) – Democratic Gov. Tim Walz on Thursday pushed back critics who say his administration should have done more to thwart what federal prosecutors have described as a plan to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud the US government at least $250 million.

Walz said the Minnesota Department of Education had its hands tied by a court order to resume payments for the food program despite concerns expressed by the state. And he said the FBI has asked the state to proceed with reimbursements while its investigation continues.

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