Hawaii figures prominently into a new CNN report about questionable spending by the General Services Administration.
The employee works from home — in Hawaii, even though he is based at the GSA’s Kansas City, Missouri office.
It cost more than $24,000 for the business development specialist to travel to and from the mainland United States over the past year.
He is among several hundred GSA “virtual” workers who also travel to various conferences and their home offices, costing the agency millions of dollars over the past three years.
… The Kansas City employee, who started his job in January 2011, is paid $84,440 and works from his home in Honolulu, a GSA representative confirmed.
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