McQuade said that after the conviction of five people in Ficano’s administration, the investigation is complete with no new charges.
Evans’ predecessor, Robert Ficano, reported the county’s accumulated deficit was about $60 million. Evans says it’s nearly $70 million.
Ficano went so far as to say city officials should decline the raise. “The answer should be not just ‘no,’ the answer should be ‘hell, no,” Ficano said.
EXCLUSIVE: Homeless Sleep In Window Sills Of Former Wayne County Bldg., Human Waste Litters Entrance
It’s an unfortunate chapter in the storied history of the old Wayne County Building in Detroit.
Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has made it no secret that she thinks County Exec Bob Ficano needs to do more to help her office.
The county’s former Technology Chief Tahir Kazmi, 49, admitted to taking $70,000 worth of bribes in cash and trips around the world.
A former top Wayne County official has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for obstructing an FBI bribery and extortion probe.
Former Wayne County Chief of Staff for Robert Ficano to get an annual pension of $96,000 for just over 8 years of work.
It’s unclear how cuts will be made in individual departments, but Napoleon requested $105 million to run his department, including jails, and was given $85 million.
Two local news stars, Detroit Free Press columnist M.L. Elrick and TV news’ Charlie LeDuff, joined Charlie Langton in the studio to discuss the corruption that seems to be overflowing in Wayne County politics.