Monday, June 12, 2006

Water rip offs!

Privatization is already costing the citizens of Detroit more money. This article in the Michigan Citizen details the increased costs of Water Department contracts with private companies. With little oversight by the council, Victor Mercado's Detroit Water and Sewerage Department spent over 12 times their budget. No wonder they want to ding Detroit customers for a 33% increase in sewerage rates.

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