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AIM Exclusive Release – The Case of CH2M HILL: $2 Billion in Crony Stimulation

WASHINGTON, December 1, 2011 – Accuracy in Media’s Center for Investigative Journalism released a special report, detailing Solyndra sub-contractor CH2M HILL’s history of fraud, kickbacks and Federal violations; and how it received taxpayer funding.

“In the wake of several Energy Department scandals it is important to analyze how taxpayer funded projects have developed, and what mistakes were made along the way,’” special report author Rusty Weiss said. “It is not a time to blindly grant multi-million dollar loans to companies that administration officials know will fail; it is a time to scrutinize the potential use of every dollar so they are not wasted. Perhaps the case of CH2M HILL will serve to remind our government of a commitment to be responsible and restrained with the American people’s money.”

The complete special report can be found here [1].

Rusty Weiss is a freelance journalist focusing on the conservative movement and its political agenda. He has been writing for several years in the upstate New York area, and his writings have appeared in the Daily Caller, American Thinker, FoxNews.com, Big Government, the Times Union, and the Troy Record. He is also the Editor for two major technology newsletters. You can follow him on Twitter @rustyweiss74 [2].

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For a complete explanation of the facts, click here [1].