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Unpaid Courthouse Cleanup Tab | Missouri Political News Service

Unpaid Courthouse Cleanup Tab

August 15th, 2007 by mopns · No Comments

Psst….McCaskill staffers. Notice how Rep. Emerson’s chief of staff Lloyd Smith demonstrates good constituent service. You’ll be amazed how the proletariat appreciates being listened and responded to.

By: CJ Cassidy

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. – Business owners expect to get stiffed on the job every now and then, but at the federal level?

A local cleaning service company found itself stuck with the bill after taking on a project at the new federal courthouse.

Now company representatives say if you can’t trust the federal government to pay, who can you trust?

Lloyd Smith at Congresswoman Jo Ann Emerson’s Office says the General Services Administration (GSA) overseeing the sub-contractors is looking into the problem.

Smith says problems with sub-contractors crop up often on big projects, but that he’s never seen this much difficulty over such a small price tab. Read more…



Tags: Rep. Jo Ann Emerson

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