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Congress continues to debate government spending and yet millions of taxpayer dollars seem to have vanished.
Federal investigators say -- nearly 700 million dollars in federal aid that was meant to help victims of hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.
May have been misspent.
Government officials it lost -- were responsible for making sure the relief money was spent properly.
It turns out many homeowners some of -- got grant of 30000 dollars.
Didn't properly report where they spent the relief checks and several of the money on things other than relief.
Senator Tom Coburn crazy investigation saying quote.
I commend hunt for discovering that millions of dollars that were intended to elevate homes along the Gulf Coast.
Were either pocketed or squandered the report comes just months after President Obama signed a fifty point five billion dollars superstars -- relief measure.
But a spokesman for the Department of Housing and Urban Development says action has already been taken to prevent this from happening again.
Think -- in the years since Hurricane Katrina -- has already implemented a number of recommendations made by the inspector general.
Including additional controls to ensure recovery funds are used appropriately.
-- the cleanup from superstars and he continues officials will be keeping a closer eye on where the funds are being spent log on to foxbusiness.com.
In New York -- and I and the state.
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