Skip to comments.Report: U.S. Overpaid $32M in Katrina Evacuation
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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I am stunned. Stunned.
--a drop in the overall bucket--
>>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."<<
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