[Rep.] Kendrick Meek [D, Fla.] says his enthusiasm for the biotech project had nothing do with the fact that his mother [former Rep. Carrie Meek] was a paid consultant for the developer, or that she was was receiving free rent and the use of a luxury SUV.Draw your own conclusions.
He says his mom never asked him to propose the $4 million appropriation.
So it's just another weird Miami coincidence — mother and son independently embracing a fast-talking Boston developer with ambitious plans and a thirst for public financing.
Thursday, August 30, 2007
Florida's Meek Earmarks
Um, yeah right: