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Monday, September 14, 2009

FOI at Work -- How Federal Funds Are Wasted in California

California Watch, a reporting unit of the non-profit Center for Investigative Reporting, culled thousands of pages of documents and found a multitude of "wasteful spending, purchasing violations, error-prone accounting and shoddy oversight" at California agencies during the years immediately following 9/11. Critics say all the money didn't result in a safer California either.

The group fears the same shoddiness will plague state use of federal economic stimulus money if there isn't any proper oversight of the use of the funds.

Get the extensive report here.

1 comment:

Joddy Foster said...

It is quite unfortunate that lots of money have been invested to get rid of the terrors assault more accurately. Apart from that we have lots of thing to concentrate on.