Cronyism Continues With Katrina Contracts

A picture named cnn_am_katrina_bush_cheney_nobid_contracts_050912a.jpg Two major clients of lobbyist Joe Allbaugh (getting Michael Brown hired to head FEMA) got no bid contracts for the reconstruction of NOLA. Allbaugh has been a big player in the reconstruction of Iraq and was the head of FEMA before he left in 2003 so it's not a surprise that his buddies continue to get the big contracts.

icon Download -WMP

icon Download -QT

It's good to have friends in high places.


Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.