More than a month after a devastating hurricane, Puerto Rico remains a humanitarian crisis — and also a potentially lucrative jackpot for private contractors who stand to gain from disaster recovery deals. On this episode, I explore the situation with journalist Ken Klippenstein, who broke open a huge story about how a politically connected contractor landed a $300 million deal to help restore the island’s electricity. The circumstances of the contract — and the details of the contract itself — have prompted congressional calls for a federal investigation.

 

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