The investigation ought to have occurred well before the contract was ever awarded. & then there is the abuse not only of women & children, but the abuse of the child welfare system as well. They have used taxpayer money for their continued abuse of women & children. I wish I understood why the state & federal governments are so afraid of doing anything against these bastards. They should be locked up for ever.
Apparently, not all polygamous husbands own a chain of hardware stores like Big Love’s Bill Henrickson. Many choose to fleece the government for assistance. According to The Eldorado Success, nearly half of the fundamentalists in Colorado City receive food stamps at a cost of over 3 million dollars a year according to an October 2004 article. Also healthcare dollars through Arizona’s AHCCCS program provided about 8 million dollars a year of aid. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has spent 1.8 million dollars for the paving streets and providing fire departments. During the 2004-2005 school year, $19,866.88 of government money was provided per child in the Colorado City School system.