WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- At a time when government agencies are slashing budgets and laying off workers across our area, the Contact 5 Investigators discovered these agencies are spending millions of dollars on vacant land and property you probably didn't even know was there.
Many of the buildings are empty, worn down and left behind. Some taxpayers were shocked at the price tag.
"I'm flabbergasted," said Gail Simmons. "I just don't understand why it would cost that much to maintain that property. It doesn't cost me that much money to maintain my house."
From old portable classrooms, to empty prisons to empty office buildings, find out where your money is being spent Wednesday night on NewsChannel 5 at 11.
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