Monday, July 07, 2008

Detroit: A Little Worse Than Milwaukee

Just a LITTLE worse.

Federal investigators have electronic surveillance evidence that allegedly links Detroit City Council President Pro Tem Monica Conyers with receiving a payment or payments in connection with a city-approved sludge contract, two people familiar with the investigation said.

Conyers -- who changed her position from speaking in opposition to the sludge contract to voting in favor of it -- and at least one other council member are under FBI investigation in connection with possible bribes related to the $47 million contract with Synagro Technologies Inc. of Houston,

If the name sounds familiar, it should. She's married to John Conyers, (D-MI)...

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