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Shedding light on Puerto Rico

Backroom wrangling over financial transactions between government agencies and big business is not unheard of. It is, however, suspect when it involves “no-bid” contracts.
Such deals are pretty straightforward: “Our city, state...island... has a job that needs to be done. Tell us how much it will cost and we’ll sign a contract to let you do it.” Yet arrangements of this nature are also questionable.
Which leads to how a fledgling company based in Whitefish, Montana could have been awarded a contract to restore power to the island of Puerto Rico, some 3,400 miles away. After an ...


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