Lawmakers Seek Probe of Power Contract to Zinke Neighbor

Lawmakers are questioning why a $300 million contract was awarded to a two-person company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown of Whitefish, Montana.

  • Published 25 October 2017

Members of Congress from both parties on Tuesday called for an investigation into a $300 million contract awarded to a small company based in Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's hometown of Whitefish, Montana. The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority awarded the contract to Whitefish Energy Holdings to help crews restore transmission and distribution lines damaged or destroyed during Hurricane Maria. The two-year-old company had just two full-time employees when the storm hit last month, but says… Read at AP News