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PRAC Releases Cumulative Coronavirus Relief Fund Data for March 1, 2020 – September 30, 2021

Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) announced the public release of updated Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) spending by states, eligible local governments, Tribal governments, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories. CRF data is available only on the Coronavirus Relief Fund page on this website and includes all funds spent March 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
11/19/2021

PRAC Releases Cumulative Coronavirus Relief Fund Data for March 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021

Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee announced the public release of updated Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) spending.
09/16/2021

Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE) Drives Analysis of Pandemic Response Funds to Identify Risks and Fight Fraud, Waste, and Abuse

To support its mission and that of its Office of Inspectors General (OIG) members, the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) has established the Pandemic Analytics Center of Excellence (PACE) to provide a leading-edge analytic platform with the capacity and scale to help oversee more than $5 trillion in pandemic-related emergency spending.
08/24/2021

Statement of Michael E. Horowitz Chair, Pandemic Response Accountability Committee Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice

Statement of Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee, Inspector General, U.S. Department of Justice before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure hearing on “Assessing the Federal Government’s COVID-19 Relief and Response Efforts and its Impact.
07/29/2021

Joint Announcement from John Pasquantino, Acting OMB Controller and Michael Horowitz, PRAC Chair

Today, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) issued a joint alert on the benefits of using automation and data analytics in reducing the risk of improper payments of government funds.
07/21/2021

New PRAC Working Group to Combat Identity Fraud in Pandemic Response Programs and Improve Victim Redress

Today, Michael E. Horowitz, Chair of the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC), announced the formation of a new working group focused on preventing and addressing identity fraud in pandemic response programs.
07/15/2021