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Housing Agency: 'We Have Fun'
- With Public Money

NewsChannel 5 [Nashville, TN], by Phil Williams

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Posted By:Ribicon, 10/31/2012 12:42:11 AM

Nashville, Tenn. — It's a state agency that's supposed to help meet the housing needs of the Tennessee's neediest families. But a NewsChannel 5 investigation discovered the Tennessee Housing Development Agency also spends lots of money having fun. They call it "employee development." "We work together as a team, we play together as a team," agency spokesperson Patricia Smith insisted. Our exclusive investigation discovered that the state housing agency spent tens of thousands of dollars having fun. We caught up with longtime THDA executive director Ted Fellman. "Can you say that you've used the public's money well?" NewsChannel 5 Investigates asked.

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Stupendous.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: SteelTurman, 10/31/2012 12:56:09 AM     (No. 8976022)

Arrogance is contagious?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Conspicio, 10/31/2012 1:03:13 AM     (No. 8976026)

Holy cow...an actual news channel investigating a Dem stronghold agency? Someone pinch me.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 10/31/2012 1:17:52 AM     (No. 8976033)

A random act of journalism.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4Justice, 10/31/2012 1:26:35 AM     (No. 8976037)

And the idiots see nothing wrong with it. They act like they are a private company doing whatever they want but they aren't. If I were in Tennessee I would be raising holy heck!!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/31/2012 4:56:01 AM     (No. 8976096)

This is what happens when there is too much goobermint money floating around. Yet demonrats can't bring themselves to cut a single nickel.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: pineledger, 10/31/2012 5:20:21 AM     (No. 8976109)

Las Vegas, Part Deux.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 10/31/2012 5:48:48 AM     (No. 8976123)

Google Nan McKay conferences.
Employees attend two to three of these a year and get all meals in the $70+ a day range and car rental.

Locations include Las Vegas, Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, and I even think Hawaii.

That is just the tip of the iceburg for this filthy felon agency.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: jimjr, 10/31/2012 11:40:54 AM     (No. 8976841)

These people (like far too many in all levels of government) have forgotten that they have great fiscal responsibility precisely because they are spending other peoples' money.

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