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Thursday, March 8, 2012

Motor City “Stimulus”: $148,000 to Dress Two Low-income Job Seekers

Your tax dollars at work.

As part of the 2009 federal “stimulus” law, the Detroit Department of Human Services (DHS) received an $11 million grant courtesy of U.S. taxpayers. Of that money, $148,000 was spent on providing business attire for low-income job seekers — all two of them.....
... the cost of clothing each job seeker was $74,000. For that price each one could have been outfitted with about 37 Armani suits.
“The department did not give a reason for not reaching the goal of providing 400 people with clothes,” says the Detroit News....
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The New American