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KATU Confirms Statewide Fraud

Topic: Investigative Reporting
Posted on 5/12/2016

Sinclair Broadcast Groupís ABC affiliate KATU-TV Portland, Ore. reporter Hillary Lake followed up on Oregonís failed health insurance exchange Cover Oregon in 2014. The program is alleged to have wasted $304 million in taxpayer money. The U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a scathing staff report about its year-long investigation of Cover Oregon on May 25. The 204-page report covers a lot of what KATUís On Your Side Investigators uncovered more than two years ago.

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