CRS Report: ACORN Hasn’t Broken Law, But Undercover Filmmakers May Have

Posted by | December 23, 2009 11:59 | Filed under: Top Stories

A report by the Congressional Research Service says ACORN hasn’t broken any laws in the last give years, but the filmmakers who secretly taped ACORN workers may have violated state law.

The CRS report, however, will give the organization’s backers some comfort and conservatives some ammo. It details that the, the beleaguered community group has received tens of millions of taxpayer dollars in the past several fiscal years — including one $16 million grant and an additional grant worth $7.8 million. An ACORN aide noted that much of the money was to ACORN Housing, which is legally a separate entity.

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