California’s EDD faces questions from Congress on state’s unemployment fraud

The California Employment Development Department found itself on the receiving end of a letter from Congress demanding documents and explaining why the state saw, what the letter called, “the worst unemployment fraud in the nation during the pandemic.”

The letter was sent Friday by the House Committee on Oversight and Accountability, which flipped to Republican control after the party took the chamber during the midterm elections and installed Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-California, as speaker after a days-long battle on the House floor.

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