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Report: U.S. Overpaid $32M in Katrina Evacuation
Fox News ^
| Saturday, January 21, 2006
Posted on 01/21/2006 10:15:12 AM PST by stm
WASHINGTON A bill for busing evacuees from New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina was $32 million more than it should have been, and the government paid it without question, the Transportation Department inspector general said Friday.
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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: graft; ripoff; scandal; thievery
You knew it was coming.....Yup, you guessed it....Bush's fault...
posted on 01/21/2006 10:15:14 AM PST
posted on 01/21/2006 10:16:39 AM PST
by Andy from Beaverton
(I only vote Republican to stop the Democrats)
posted on 01/21/2006 10:20:36 AM PST
(Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
--a drop in the overall bucket--
posted on 01/21/2006 10:26:52 AM PST
(Don't believe anything about firearms or explosives stated by the mass media---NRABenefactor)
>>Landstar repaid the money that day, and the inspector general noted that it was the company's action that allowed the government to recover the money.
"To characterize that as an overpayment is a gross inaccuracy," Gerkens said. "The government still owes us about $200 million."<<
posted on 01/21/2006 10:35:58 AM PST
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