By June 25, 2018 Read More →

West Virginia auditor details RISE WV problems

By JESSICA FARRISH

The Register-Herald

CHARLESTON, W.Va.  — The West Virginia Department of Commerce in 2017 entered into six illegal contracts, totaling $18 million, with the accounting firm Horne LLP, which specializes in disaster recovery and grant management services, a legislative auditor told lawmakers Sunday at the June interim Post Audits Subcommittee.

The governor’s office is currently negotiating a new $9.7 million contract with Horne to provide flood recovery services.

The report focuses on RISE West Virginia, a program funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), to address recovery from the devastating 2016 flood.

Read the entire article: http://www.register-herald.com/news/auditor-details-rise-wv-problems/article_8fb3e858-b17f-5c61-8b77-a0f3c7e5b952.html

See more from The Register-Herald

Related Stories

Comments are closed.