When staff members for Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walkerneeded to find an engineering firm to inspect county buildings to make sure none poses a safety risk, this is what they did:
They gave a no-bid contract to a major Walker campaign contributor.
Just recently, the county hired Graef-USA, a politically active engineering firm, to conduct emergency inspections of many county buildings to look for any safety hazards. The firm is to be paid up to $300,000 through the end of August.
Sunday, March 06, 2011
As anyone should have predicted...
Major Walker contributor got no-bid contract - JSOnline
Posted by Mpeterson