FEMA contracts

WASHINGTON | New law requires audit of failed FEMA hurricane contracts

WASHINGTON — A new law requires the Federal Emergency Management Agency to investigate how it came to award Hurricane Maria relief contracts to a company with an unproven record. The Associated Press reported last year that the newly-formed contractor, Florida-based Bronze Star, LLC, won more than $30 million in FEMA contracts but never delivered the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | New law requires audit of failed FEMA hurricane contracts

Internal watchdog to probe FEMA contracts to tiny firm

WASHINGTON /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —The Department of Homeland Security’s internal watchdog is investigating how a fledgling Florida company won more than $30 million in contracts for desperately needed disaster relief supplies in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria. Acting Inspector General John Kelly said in a letter addressed to Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., on Wednesday … Continue reading Internal watchdog to probe FEMA contracts to tiny firm