By Emerson Drake
You’ve heard about them and here they are the written exchanges between Modesto and MID.
Also, here is a little teaser. You know the MID has been using Martino Graphic Design INC to funnel money to political consultant and lobbyist Mike Lynch. But were you aware of the potential amount in their contract? Under purchase order 54981 from July 23, 2010 thru December 31, 2011:
This contract is issued to provide professional services to Refocus and Enhance Public Education and Information per Board Resolution No. 2010-35.
Not-to-exceed $450,000.00 plus cost and expenses.
$450,000.00 for Lobbying? Now you know why your rates are so high. They been giving contracts like these to friends to stay in power.