That's a whopping quid of pro quo. And they say that gratitude is dead!
Best part? "The company’s three principals have billed the state at rates of $473 an hour; five directors billed at $394 an hour; and nine analysts billed at $242 an hour. At least two of the consultants have since been hired by [the NC Department of Health & Human Services] in full-time jobs."
Those top dogs are charging more per hour than McCrory's lawyers will be earning when they have to defend him against corruption charges!
“A runaway no-bid contract that balloons from $3 million to $8 million is alarming enough,” said Gerrick Brenner of Progress NC Action. “But when the contractor is also a political contributor, it raises serious questions of ‘pay-to-play.’ Taxpayers have questions, and the governor should immediately come clean with answers.”
Oh, no. No answers from McCrory. He's waaaay too busy stepping on imaginary toes.