‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Ficano On His County’s Scandal; Ilitch On Dave Brandon And U-M Football Controversy
Robert Ficano opens up about what went wrong the last few years of his time as Wayne County Executive in an one-on-one with “Michigan Matters” host Carol Cain.
Prosecutors say the trio lied to the county commission with regard to the status of the building of the jail.
In September of 2013, Wayne County Prosecutor asked for a one-man grand jury to investigate the jail debacle.
After garnering only about six percent of the vote in the primary election, Wayne County executive Bob Ficano conceded to his likely successor.
In less than two years, nearly 70 homes have been fixed up, with dozens of new long-term jobs created with the help of the Wayne County EDGE.
Roads in several Wayne County communities that are in bad shape could get the repairs they desperately need.
Evans said that if he became Wayne County Executive, his first action would be to hire the best and brightest on his staff.
Wayne County could face the prospect of a state-appointed emergency manager.
Political consultant Steve Hood says no. “…People in the player community wouldn’t say that was a mistake; she was beautiful…”
Bill Ballenger, of Inside Michigan Politics, says Ficano could still win with a crowded field in the democratic primary.