Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Meek seeks halt to controversial project

Following up on yesterday's post about Florida Rep. Kendrick Meek and his connection to a questionable Liberty City development, Meek has now called for the project to stop using federal funds until questions are answered.

Meek sent a letter Monday to Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Alvarez, demanding that the county stop using federal funds for the troubled Poinciana Biopharmaceutical Park and recoup any money that was misspent....

"The county must act immediately to ensure that any funds improperly expended . . . be recovered," Meek's letter said.

It's good to see a newspaper article prompting such swift action. It remains to be seen, though, what the extent of Meek's involvement in -- and knowledge of -- the project was. The payments to his mom still don't look good.

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2 Comments:

Anonymous Anonymous said...

It's simple: there's no national coverage because he's a Democrat. The liberal press isn't interested in covering Democrat corruption.

JP5

6/29/2007 2:42 AM  
Blogger Sean Aqui said...

The "liberal press" is who uncovered the wrongdoing in the first place....

6/30/2007 8:26 AM  

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