The no-bid award of an improper piggy-back debris removal master contract to Florida-based AshBritt Inc., at the urging of its lobbyist and Christie supporter former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour, is under review by the U.S. Homeland Security Office of Inspector General
Probe Of Christie Sandy Spending Should Extend Beyond TV Ads, Says PEER
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February 1, 2014


By: Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER)TRENTON, NJ, Jan. 15, 2014 - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's role in doling out reconstruction monies after Super Storm Sandy needs a thorough independent audit, according to a request filed today by Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility (PEER) with the U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development (HUD) Office of Inspector General. The organization cites state departures from federal requirements in the $10.5 billion program that have wasted funds or diverted relief from those entitled to it.

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