WHO: Sponsors of the Brandon Regent Center in Tampa Bay, Florida
WHAT: Originally sold as a hurricane shelter, the center got nearly $7 million in local, state and federal funding.
WHY IT'S AN OUTRAGE: The center, which critics call a “Taj Mahal,” is not listed by local authorities as a hurricane shelter. The facility is losing an estimated $72,000 per month, according to Tampa Bay's News 10.
WHERE TO VENT: Lori Hudson, information director for Hillsborough County at 813-307-8388.