Casey Pushed for Millions in Stimulus Dollars for Shoddy Public Housing
4:43 PM, Oct 26, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
Bob Casey, the incumbent Democratic senator from Pennsylvania suddenly caught in a tough reelection fight, fought to secure $90 million in taxpayer funds for the Philadelphia Housing Authority as part of the 2009 stimulus law. But those funds Casey secured have come under increased scrutiny. C.J. Ciaramella of the Washington Free Beacon reports:
Ciaramella reports that Carl R. Greene, the director of the PHA was was fired in 2010, spent "thousands of dollars on karaoke, yodeling, salsa dancing, and belly dancers" for the agency's "training sessions."