Coronavirus Roundup: Military Suicides Increase in 2020; Senate Asks for More Transparency on Small Business Loans
Twenty-one states reported an increase of at least 10% in coronavirus cases on Sunday, compared to the previous week. The majority of these states were in the West. Meanwhile, 18 states maintained steady rates and 11 experienced a decrease of more than 10% of cases, according to a CNN analysis. Here are some of the other headlines from over the weekend and today that you might have missed.
Sen. Rick Scott, R-Fla., wrote to the Small Business Administration on Friday asking for more transparency on how many loans from the $659 billion Paycheck Protection Program were returned because borrowers were either ineligible or no longer needed them. Scott would like to know what the agency is doing with these returned funds. “We owe it to the American people to be as transparent as possible about how their money is being spent, and we must do everything in our power to