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November 12, 2012 8:46 AM

Critics: Florida oversight lax for contractors like LightHouse providing services to the blind

Looking for a lesson in how government outsourcing is working in Florida? Try this: Organizations that win business with the little-known state Division of Blind Services can bill taxpayers $58 an hour for travel time to meet with a blind person. The same organizations can charge taxpayers $2,000 or more to place one phone call.

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