COVID-19 Relief Funds

Former DHHR Official Pleads Guilty In COVID Test Fraud Case

A West Virginia man pleaded guilty to making false statements to federal investigators while he was an official with the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.

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Renewable Energy Progress And Combating COVID-19 Relief Fraud, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, illegally obtaining COVID-19 relief funds is being called “the greatest fraud of our generation.” One of the front liners in investigating COVID-19 fraud is Northern West Virginia U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld. Randy Yohe spoke with the federal prosecutor about the extent of this crime against taxpayers, and how the public can help fight back.   

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Unite Us W.Va. Provides Assistance During Rollback Of Pandemic Benefits

Now that the state public health emergency has ended, monthly SNAP benefits have returned to the pre-COVID-19 public health emergency level based on the household’s income, assets, household size, and other non-financial factors. 

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Setting The Stage: The Consolidated Appropriations Act

During the COVID-19 pandemic, benefits were expanded and restrictions loosened to help immediate needs across the country. Now, federal lawmakers are reigning in this spending through actions such as the Consolidated Appropriations Act.

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