The Daily Outrage: Florida's 'Taj Mahal' of hurricane shelters cost $7 million 

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.

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