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$1.5 Million of Federal Funds Spent on Housing Scheduled to be Demolished

Written by Gary North on May 1, 2012

The city of Shreveport had a problem. It was about to lose $100,000 of federal funds because it had not spent the pre-allocated money. So, the city went looking for something to spend the money on.

The bureaucrats found it. A public housing facility suffered from mold. So, the city spent it on removing the mold. It spent $1.5 million. But the original estimate had been $100,000.

It turned out that the facility was being considered for demolition.

The city used money allocated for other federal projects to pay for the mold-removal.

The Feds are now insisting that the city return $1.1 million. This means that the Feds will have to write off $400,000.

The city is resisting the request. It needed every dime, the bureaucrats insist.

And so it goes.

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4 thoughts on “$1.5 Million of Federal Funds Spent on Housing Scheduled to be Demolished

  1. Hotnike says:

    TOTAL B.S.

  2. Bill McCroskey says:

    Just the tip of the spending iceberg ….about the size of a pencil eraser on a iceberg the size of the D.C.

  3. HOPE he was going to CHANGE it what a bold faced lier,no different then bush.