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So far it has not done so, even as Congress has extended the deadline for PPP applications to May 31, with $103 billion in authorized funds yet to be expended.
HOW A FEDERAL AGENCY EXCLUDED THOUSANDS OF VIABLE BUSINESSES FROM PANDEMIC RELIEFBY LYDIA DEPILLISMARCH 24, 2021PROPUBLICA
At the time, all Title I funds had already been expended on projects approved by the site council.
DISTRICT TOOK LINCOLN MISSPENDING CLAIMS SERIOUSLYMAUREEN MAGEEMARCH 19, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
He explains that hunter-gatherers tried to save their energy when they weren’t hunting, so we’re actually hardwired not to expend unnecessary energy.
EVERYTHING OUR EDITORS LOVED IN JANUARYTHE EDITORSFEBRUARY 4, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
I had to expend enormous effort to keep myself from freaking out over things most people tune out.
I’M AUTISTIC. I’M HOPING I CAN WEAR A MASK FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE.CHRISTINE M. CONDOFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
You’re expending more effort, and you get a quarter as far before you get tired in a way sleep doesn’t really help.
THE LOST YEAR: A QUIET YEAR, ALONE IN ONE’S HEADEMILY VANDERWERFFJANUARY 1, 2021VOX
Wright also faced pushback from county residents who questioned whether it was ethical to expend energy on something like Bitcoin mining.
THE AMERICAN HEARTLAND NEEDS JOBS. COULD BITCOIN MINING BECOME ITS NEXT SAVIOR?JEFFDECEMBER 12, 2020FORTUNE
We were both to look to Fraser, Trenholm & Co., for all the money we were to expend, as indeed were all the diplomatic agents.
THE SUPPLIES FOR THE CONFEDERATE ARMYCALEB HUSE
But Peter and Sogrange were both of them too wise to expend any more of their strength in a useless struggle.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Mind that none of my nephews or nieces expend any fraction of their guineas on presents for me.
A THIN GHOST AND OTHERSM. R. (MONTAGUE RHODES) JAMES
He was therefore naturally anxious not to expend more than was absolutely necessary in defraying his passage.
NEWTON FORSTERCAPTAIN FREDERICK MARRYAT

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