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Friday, July 28, 2006

Homeland Security Spent $34B In Taxpayer Money On Wasteful Contracts Including Gyms, Fancy Office Art And Kitchens...

Associated Press Lara Jakes Jordan July 28, 2006 at 02:03 PM
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The Homeland Security Department spent $34 billion in its first two years on private contracts that were poorly managed or included significant waste or abuse, a congressional report concluded Thursday.

Faulty airport screening machines, unused mobile homes for hurricane victims and lavish employee office space -- complete with seven kitchens, a gym and fancy artwork -- were among 32 contracts on which Homeland Security overspent, the report found.



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