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$126M BROADBAND PROJECT A 'TRAIN WRECK,' DELEGATE SAYS
- fiber, and that is not the case," she said. The U.S. Commerce Department's Inspector General and West Virginia Legislative Auditor's office are reviewing the state's use of the $126.3 million in stimulus funds. The project was designed...
Published: Tuesday, January 08, 2013
CONSULTANT, FRONTIER DIVIDED ON BROADBAND SAYS
- - school, libraries, jails, health centers, county courthouses, planning agencies and other government facilities - are receiving fiber that will speed up their Internet service. Time after time, state officials overseeing the stimulus...
Published: Friday, March 22, 2013
$126M HIGH-SPEED INTERNET GRANT WINDSTORM, FEDS SLOWED PROJECT FEB. DEADLINE WILL BE MET, REPORT SAYS
- the inspector general spent a week in Charleston last month, reviewing documents and inspecting sites where the state had installed routers, which cost $22,600 each. Gianato said the inspector general's review shouldn't cause future...
Published: Friday, September 14, 2012
FEDERAL STIMULUS MONEY AUDIT: ROUTER BUY NOT COST-EFFECTIVE USE OF FUNDS SOME OF THE $22K DEVICES CANNOT BE ACCOUNTED FOR
- The state of West Virginia wasted federal stimulus funds and didn't properly track Internet routers that cost $24 million, according to a federal audit released Friday. The U.S. Commerce Department's Inspector General found that the...
Published: Saturday, January 26, 2013
$24 MILLION IN ROUTERS STATE BOUGHT EQUIPMENT WITH CONTRACT TYPICALLY USED FOR ROUTINE PURCHASES
- the contract for the $24 million purchase was appropriate. Given also disputed the Auditor's report, saying it was incomplete. West Virginia tapped federal stimulus funds to buy the devices two years ago. A team of former and current...
Published: Monday, August 27, 2012
LEGISLATIVE AUDITOR SEEKS DETAILS ON $24M ROUTER BUY
- The West Virginia Legislative Auditor wants to know who signed off on the state's decision to buy $24 million in Internet routers with federal stimulus funds and how the purchase benefited taxpayers. Legislative Auditor Aaron Allred...
Published: Wednesday, December 12, 2012
STATE TO EXAMINE $24M ROUTER DEAL
- directed state officials Thursday to reconsider where they've installed hundreds of high-capacity Internet routers paid for with $24 million in federal stimulus funds. The directive follows a series of Gazette reports, and state and...
Published: Friday, March 01, 2013
ROUTER BID PROCEDURES QUESTIONED
- Gianato was responding to recent questions from the state Legislative Auditor's Office, which is examining the $24 million router purchase. The state used federal stimulus funds to buy the equipment two years ago. "We are examining...
Published: Tuesday, August 21, 2012
GROUP TO HOST RURAL BROADBAND SUMMIT EVENT SCHEDULED AFTER TOMBLIN OFFICIALS CANCELED CONFERENCE EARLIER THIS YEAR
- In February, the state legislative auditor released a scathing report about the government's decision to purchase more than 1,000 high-capacity Internet routers. Auditors found that state officials wasted at least $7.9 million - and...
Published: Wednesday, June 05, 2013
INTERNET EXPANSION STATE COULD LOSE $4.4M PLAN TO GIVE LEFTOVER FUNDS TO CITYNET DENIED
- public facilities. Instead, the state scaled back the project to 675 miles of fiber, and only 590 buildings received high-speed connections. State officials also used the stimulus funds to purchase more than 1,100 high-capacity Internet...
Published: Sunday, December 01, 2013