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The count: what FEMA paid to a company with no track record to provide 'blue roofs' to Hurricane Maria victims

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Source: The Associated Press

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Nice work if you can get it: The Federal Emergency Management Agency gave $30 million to a newly created company with no track record to deliver emergency tarps to victims of Hurricane Maria, an Associated Press investigation showed last week. The company, Bronze Star LLC, never delivered and FEMA terminated the contracts and restarted the bidding process — months after the storm decimated much of Puerto Rico and surrounding islands in late September. The AP report said 60,000 "blue roofs" still are needed there.

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