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Luetkemeyer statement on concerning OIG report surrounding SBA's Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program

WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Committee on Small Business Ranking Member Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) released the following statement on the concerning report the SBA Office of Inspector General (OIG) released tonight surrounding the SBA's Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program. 

“Enough is enough. This evening's OIG report clearly outlines major concerns surrounding the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant program which is set to launch tomorrow. This program requires immediate attention and action, and I am calling on the SBA to suspend the start of this program until serious and major changes are made to protect the integrity of both the program and taxpayer dollars.”

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