Saturday, June 6, 2009

Conflict of interest with $347 million Phoenix court tower?

It's the largest construction project in Maricopa County history, but the new-state-of- the-art court tower is shrouded in secrecy.

"And why is any of this secret? What does the county have to hide?" said Clint Bolick, an attorney with the Goldwater Institute. "This is not a matter of national security. It is not some sort of tense lawsuit that the county has. This is a run of the mill project."

The $347 million dollar taxpayer-funded project is already under criminal investigation by the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office.

But it's the secrecy and the apparent conflict of interest that has Bolick outraged.

Read the rest of the article by Channel 15

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