I'll post more later as additional information becomes available.By CityBusiness staff report
2006-04-08 1:25 PM CST
NEW ORLEANS Rep. Bobby Jindal, R-Metairie, will participate in the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Subcommittee field hearing on "Katrina and Contracting: Blue Roof, Debris Removal, Travel Trailers Case Studies."
The hearing, headed by the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security Chairman Tom Coburn, R-Okla., will open at 11:30 a.m. Monday at the Louisiana Supreme Court Building in New Orleans.
The hearing will focus on reports of waste, fraud and abuse during Louisiana's recovery from hurricanes Katrina and Rita. Jindal wants tighter accounting of the recovery efforts at all levels of government. He sent a letter to Department of Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff on this issue.
To attend the hearing contact the U.S. Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee at (202) 224-4751.â€¢