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NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Enterprise Deal Raises Questions About Outsourcing Effort Video included

NewsChannel 5 has uncovered serious questions about how parts of Tennessee's state government -- in this case, the state's motor pool -- are being outsourced to private business.
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NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Vehicle Contract Outsourced To Company With Connections Video included

A multimillion-dollar contract for maintenance on state vehicles was supposed to save taxpayers' money. But "NewsChannel 5 Investigates" discovered some examples where you're actually paying more.
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NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Lawmakers Promise Review Of Questionable Contracts

Two questionable state contracts -- first uncovered by "NewsChannel 5 Investigates" -- will face scrutiny from state lawmakers. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

State Rental Car Bills Riddled With Questionable Charges Video included

An exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation has discovered some state agencies may be paying more to rent cars than they should. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Governor Invested In Company Getting $330 Million Contract Video included

Does Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam have a financial stake in a massive new contract to outsource the management of state buildings? That's the question uncovered by NewsChannel 5. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contract

State Scraps Questionable Vehicle Maintenance Contract Video included

A questionable state contract, first exposed by NewsChannel 5, is being scrapped. That's what the Haslam administration told lawmakers Monday afternoon. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Senate, House Leaders Call For Review Of State Contract Video included

Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey and House Speaker Beth Harwell said Thursday they want the legislature to review a string of no-bid deals given to real estate giant Jones Lang Lasalle. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Administration's Claims About Cordell Hull Questioned Video included

The Haslam administration is preparing to demolish the 59-year-old Cordell Hull Building. But some of the administration's claims about the building's condition may have been exaggerated. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Tour Raises More Questions About Cordell Hull Demolition Video included

If the Haslam administration hoped to convince lawmakers that a historic state office building should be demolished, they may have failed. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

L&C Landlord Seeks Millions Over Canceled State Lease Video included

The landlord for one of Nashville's landmark high rises has filed a claim against the state, asking for millions of dollars in damages. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Governor Denies Self-Interest In State Contracts Video included

Gov. Bill Haslam responded Tuesday to questions about how his administration has handled millions of dollars in state contracts. He insisted that the public's interest has been his only motivation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Comptroller: JLL Lease Commission 'Seems Very Wrong'

That was the first reaction of Tennessee's top fiscal watchdog after he heard about how the Haslam administration planned to let a state contractor make millions of dollars in extra cash. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Committee Set To Review Haslam Administration Contracts Video included

How has the Haslam administration spent millions of dollars of your money? That's the question that the legislature's Fiscal Review Committee will be asking Tuesday morning. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

State Will Get Second Opinion On Cordell Hull Building Video included

A historic state office building in downtown Nashville may not be down for the count -- just yet. The Haslam administration says it will get a second opinion on its plans to destroy the Cordell Hull. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Haslam Administration Denies Wrongdoing On Contracts Video included

Inside the hearing room, state lawmakers had few tough questions. Outside, Haslam's General Services Commissioner faced questions for the first time. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

WEB EXTRA: Memo Confirms Contract Questions

A staff report, not shared with the legislature's full Fiscal Review Committee, told a more complicated story regarding two state contracts than what members heard in public session. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

General Services Commissioner Resigns, Returning To Private Sector Video included

The man who led the charge to outsource big chunks of Tennessee state government to private business has called it quits. The governor's office announced Friday that General Services Commissioner Steve Cates is leaving to return to the private sector. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Haslam Administration Faces New Contract Allegations Video included

The allegations come from a Nashville-area moving company, accusing state officials of bending the rules so that they could give taxpayers' money to an out-of-state competitor. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Did Haslam Administration Tell Whole Truth About Contract? Video included

New emails raise questions about whether the Haslam administration told a legislative committee the whole truth about a big state contract. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

State Employee: 'We've Already Broken Several Laws'

That startling statement -- made by a career state employee -- describes how the Haslam administration handled one questionable contract. It's contained in new email messages just obtained by NewsChannel 5. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

JLL Deal Called 'Serious Conflict Of Interest' Video included

There's new evidence that a big corporation found more ways to make money off of taxpayers than many knew. JLL has insisted that it's saving taxpayers a lot of money. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Audit Questions Big Haslam Administration Contract Video included

A scathing new audit suggests the Haslam administration may have mishandled a multimillion-dollar contract involving the state's real estate. It confirms the findings of a NewsChannel 5 investigation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

State Prepares To Expand Questionable Contract - Again Video included

NewsChannel 5 has learned that the Haslam administration may be about to give even more of your tax dollars to the company at the center of a scathing state audit. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Democratic Chairman Calls For State Contract Reform Video included

It's time for new ethics rules to keep your tax dollars from being abused. That's the message from the head of the Tennessee Democratic Party. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Senator Drafting Contract Reform Legislation

A Democratic lawmaker is filing legislation that he hopes will lead to major contract reform in Tennessee following a NewsChannel 5 investigation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Commission Puts Brakes On Questionable Contract Video included

In a sudden reversal, state officials suddenly put the brakes on a questionable state contract. The Haslam administration had wanted to expand its controversial deal with Jones Lang Lasalle yet again. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Lawmakers Put State Agency Under Microscope Video included

Amid questions about how it spent tens of millions of dollars, Tennessee's Department of General Services will now be forced to prove why it should continue to exist. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Haslam T3 Plan May Miss Projections By $80 Million Video included

An exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation has uncovered questions about one of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's pet projects and his claim of incredible savings. We discovered what could be an $80 million mistake. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Facilities Deal Misses 'Expected' Savings By Tens Of Millions Video included

When you hear the word "expected," that may not really mean expected. So says the company that got a multimillion-dollar contract from the Haslam administration to outsource the management of state buildings. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Senator Asks Auditors To Review Haslam Savings Claims

A leading lawmaker is asking state auditors to investigate the Haslam administration's claims about how much it's really saving taxpayers. It follows an exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Governor Dismisses Questions About Savings Exaggerations Video included

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam dismissed questions Wednesday about whether his administration exaggerated the potential savings of two major programs. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

State Takes First Steps Towards Privatizing Parks Video included

NewsChannel 5 has learned the Haslam administration has taken the first steps that could lead to the privatizing of almost a dozen state parks. Now some fear that could cost hundreds of state employees their jobs. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Senate Committee Rejects Contract Reform Bill Video included

A Democratic effort to outlaw inappropriate conflicts of interest in state contracts ran into a wall of Republican opposition in a Senate committee. The debate follows an exclusive NewsChannel 5 investigation. More>>

NC5 Investigates: Questionable Contracts

Report Pegs Cost Of Saving Cordell Hull At $64M - Or Less

Should the historic Cordell Hull state office building be saved -- and how much would it cost? The Haslam administration released the first report from an architect hired to give the state a second opinion. More>>

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