D.C. Council hires lawyer to investigate parks contracts

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Nope—not referring to conditions of backwoods Montana streams here. LL refers to the investigative findings of attorney Robert P. Trout, whom the D.C. Council has engaged pro bono to investigate the irregular award of $80 million or more in parks projects to firms with ties to Mayor Adrian M. Fenty.

Trout was introduced to reporters this afternoon by councilmembers, including Chairman Vincent C. Gray, at-largers Kwame Brown and Michael A. Brown, and Ward 5’s Harry Thomas Jr., who has been leading the charge on the parks issue.

Full story: D.C. Council Hires Lawyer to Investigate Parks Contracts–Washington City Paper